The Statuette

Tim Wilks

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    Abstract

    This is one of several contributory articles to the volume: 'Nicholas Lanier, 1588?1666. A Portrait Revealed'. It examines the statuette of Antinous which is shown within portrait, arguing that is more than a decorative feature, rather, that it carried much of the portrait's meaning. It is speculated that for early Jacobean viewers Antinous brought to mind the character of that name in Homer's Odyssey (and in derivative works) and not the Emperor Hadrian's Antinous.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNicholas Lanier, 1588-1666. A Portrait Revealed
    EditorsDuncan Thomson
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherMark Weiss
    Pages60-69
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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