Definitions for terms beginning with the letter J

Paul Van Somer, 'Lady Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kent' circa 1619

'Jacobean' is used to describe the art and culture of the reign of British monarch James I from 1603 to 25

Paul Van Somer
Lady Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kent circa 1619
Oil on wood
support: 1143 x 819 mm frame: 1306 x 1005 x 75 mm
Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1961

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Tate glossary definition for Jacobean: Term used to describe the art and culture of the reign of James I (reigned 1603–25)
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Tate glossary definition for Japonisme: French term coined in the late nineteenth century to describe the craze for Japanese art and design in the West
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