There has always been a close link between art and horology. This feature first published by the NAWCC, brings to life this fascinating subject
The following feature focuses on the Victorian period, but timepieces have appeared in paintings since the 1500s as demonstrated by the painting above of Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants. This oil on canvas, was painted by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Younger, in 1593.
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