(027181) Lees-Milne, James. Tudor Renaissance.
London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1951. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 152 pages. Very
Good in Very Good DJ. B&W and Color Illustrations. Bottom corners bumped. DJ
edgeworn . Examines the Italian workmen brought to England by Henry VIII, Pietro
Torregiani and Benedetto da Rovezzano among them, and their work and influence.
Owing to the Reformation, the influx of Italian artists soon came to an end, and
when, Under Queen Elizabeth, domestic building started again on a vast scale,
the Renaissance influence no longer came directly from Italy but rather through
the Low Countries with important contacts like Erasmus, Thomas More, and
Vredeman de Vries and Hans Holbein. (England)