Strong, (Sir) Roy (Colin)
STRONG, (Sir) Roy (Colin)
STRONG, (Sir) Roy (Colin). British, b. 1935. Genres: Art/Art history, History, Homes/Gardens. Career: National Portrait Gallery, London, assistant keeper, 1959-67, director, keeper, and secretary, 1967-74; Victoria and Albert Museum, museum director, 1974-87. Publications: Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, 1963; Holbein and Henry VIII, 1967; Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, 1969; The English Icon, 1969; Van Dyck, Charles I on Horseback, 1972; Splendour at Court, 1973; Nicholas Hilliard, 1975; The Cult of Elizabeth, 1977; When Did You Last See Your Father? The Victorian Painter and British History, 1978; The Renaissance Garden in England, 1979; Britannia Triumphant: Inigo Jones, Rubens, and Whitehall Palace, 1980; The English Renaissance Miniature, 1983; Art and Power, 1984; Strong Points, 1985; Henry, Prince of Wales and England's Lost Renaissance, 1986; Creating Small Gardens, 1986; Gloriana: Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, 1987; The Small Garden Designer's Handbook, 1987; Cecil Beaton: The Royal Portraits, 1988; Creating Small Formal Gardens, 1989; Lost Treasures of Britain, 1990; A Celebration of Gardens, 1991; The Garden Trellis, 1991, Small Period Gardens, 1992; Royal Gardens, 1992; William Larkin, 1994; A Country Life, 1994; Successful Small Gardens, 1994; The Tudor and Stuart Monarchy (collected papers), 3 vols., 1995-97; The Story of Britain, 1996; The Roy Strong Diaries, 1967-87, 1997; The English Arcadia, 1996; On Happiness, 1997; The Spirit of Britain, 1999; Garden Party, 2000; The Artist and the Garden, 2000; Ornament in the Small Garden, 2001; Feast: A History of Grand Eating, 2002. CO-AUTHOR: (with J.A. Van Dorsten) Leicester's Triumph, 1964; (with J.T. Oman) Elizabeth R, 1971; (with J.T. Oman) Mary Queen of Scots, 1972; (with S. Orgel) Inigo Jones: The Theatre of the Stuart Court, 1973; (with C. Ford) An Early Victorian Album, 1974; The English Miniature, 1981; Designing for the Dancer, 1981; (with J.T. Oman) The English Year, 1982; The New Pelican Guide to English Literature, 1982; (with J. Murrell) Artists of the Tudor Court Catalogue, 1983; Glyndebourne: A Celebration, 1984; For Veronica Wedgwood These, 1986; Sir Philip Sidney's Achievements, 1990; England and the Continental Renaissance, 1990. Address: The Laskett, Much Birch, Herefordshire HR2 8HZ, England.