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ART HISTORY

PUBLISHER
National Portrait Gallery

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 170 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2024 p. 58   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781855145290 TRADE
List Price: $45.00 CAD $65.00

AVAILABILITY
Awaiting stock

TERRITORY
NA ONLY

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

London, UK
National Portrait Gallery, 06/20/24–09/08/24

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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

Six Lives

The Stories of Henry VIII's Queens

Edited with text by Charlotte Bolland. Text by Suzannah Lipscomb, Alden Gregory, Benjamin Hebbert, Brett Dolman, Nicola Clark, Nicola Tallis, Valerie Schutte.

Six Lives

From Holbein’s portraits to Broadway musical costumes: an iconographic look at the legacy of six remarkable queens

The queen consorts of Henry VIII have come to be encapsulated in a succinct six-word rhyme: “Divorced, beheaded, died / Divorced, beheaded, survived.” But what were their real stories and legacies? Six Lives reveals the extraordinary worlds of Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard and Katherine Parr. This publication focuses on the material traces of these women and the court culture that shaped their lives, extensively illustrated with their letters, heraldic devices, love tokens and, of course, their portraits.
The book begins with an examination of the women as cultural phenomena, from Shakespeare’s Henry VIII to the musical Six, and the role that portraiture has played in these retellings. An overview examines the queens’ self-presentation through portraiture before individual chapters consider each of their relationships with the king, their social networks and their patronage. Thematic pieces take a closer look at a particular element of court culture, ranging from music and jewelry to pageantry and heraldry.


Katherine of Aragon costume from 'SIX the Musical' (2020) designed by Gabriella Slade, made by John Kristiansen New York Inc © Gabriella Sladeis.

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Financial Times

Jackie Wullschläger

It’s a spectacular six-century display, from the portraits — fluid, vivid, as present as a gasp of breath — with which Hans Holbein defined this age of knights and bishops, to the glittery punk-meets-Tudor spandex and vinyl sequinned costumes for Six.

Six Lives

STATUS: Forthcoming | 8/20/2024

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ISBN: 9781915815101
USD $55.00
| CAD $79

Pub Date: 1/14/2025
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National Portrait Gallery

ISBN: 9781855147928
USD $40.00
| CAD $58

Pub Date: 11/5/2024
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Six Lives

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National Portrait Gallery

ISBN: 9781855145290
USD $45.00
| CAD $65

Pub Date: 8/20/2024
Forthcoming


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USD $85.00
| CAD $125 UK £ 75

Pub Date: 10/22/2024
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ENTANGLED PASTS, 1768–NOW

Royal Academy of Arts

ISBN: 9781912520992
USD $35.00
| CAD $50

Pub Date: 5/7/2024
Active | Out of stock


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MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ISBN: 9780878468959
USD $50.00
| CAD $72 UK £ 44

Pub Date: 7/16/2024
Active | In stock


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ISBN: 9791254631515
USD $39.95
| CAD $56.95 UK £ 33.99

Pub Date: 7/9/2024
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ISBN: 9788857249254
USD $50.00
| CAD $72.5

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ISBN: 9788887029840
USD $80.00
| CAD $116

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MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ISBN: 9780878468911
USD $60.00
| CAD $87 UK £ 54

Pub Date: 10/10/2023
Active | In stock


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ISBN: 9791254631225
USD $29.95
| CAD $42.95 UK £ 26

Pub Date: 6/4/2024
Active | In stock


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DelMonico Books/Los Angeles County Museum of Art

ISBN: 9781636810881
USD $85.00
| CAD $123 UK £ 75

Pub Date: 12/12/2023
Active | In stock