Tudor

The period of the English Renaissance during the reigns of the Tudor monarchs from 1485 to 1603. Its architecture and decorative arts were influenced by Flemish Mannerism.

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Tudor
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Period, culture, and English style in architecture and decorative arts during the reign of Tudor monarchs from 1485 to 1603. Influenced by Flemish Mannerism, architectural motifs and forms include ornamental brickwork, gables, and finials while decorative arts feature ornate silverware and richly carved woodwork.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021035. The J. Paul Getty Trust.