For the King's Pleasure

The Furnishing and Decoration of George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle

Hugh Roberts

For the King's Pleasure
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Hugh Roberts

Distributed for Royal Collection Trust

464 pages | 400 color, 112 halftones | 9 1/2 x 12
Cloth $115.00 ISBN: 9781902163048 Published March 2010 For Sale in USA and Canada Only
This pioneering study of one of the most lavish and costly interior decoration schemes ever carried out in England provides and unparalleled insight into George IV’s patronage of the arts. Drawing on much previously unpublished material, including royal correspondence, original accounts and detailed inventories, Hugh Roberts reconstructs the history of George IV’s last and greatest commission, the rebuilding and refurnishing of the Private Apartments at Windsor Castle.
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