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[SR: 1207685], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781907533501], Royal Academy Books, Royal Academy Books, Book, [PU: Royal Academy Books], 2013-09-03, Royal Academy Books, This new book offers a portrait of a perfectly preserved English country house and the magnificent art collection of its former owner, Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745), Britain’s first prime minister. Walpole amassed a dazzling array of Old Masters, including paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens, and Rembrandt, and hired celebrated decorator William Kent to design the interiors of Houghton Hall specifically to showcase them. But when Walpole died, his family was shocked to find that he had amassed huge debt, and were forced to sell the treasured collection—to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. Now, these masterpieces are returning to Houghton Hall. Essays uncover the wonders of Walpole’s collection and trace its journey to the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, to which most of the works no, 1525, Collections, Catalogs & Exhibitions, 1, Arts & Photography, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 1876, Painting, 2018, Landscape, 171126, Oil Painting, 3825101, Portraits, 15762871, Still Life, 2019, Watercolor, 5160, Acrylics, 1, Arts & Photography, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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Houghton Revisited: Hardback: Royal Academy of Arts: 9781907533501: 27 May 2013: In 1779 the family of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister, sold his remarkable art collection to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. This book uncovers the wonders of Walpole's collection, which includes paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens and Rembrandt. This new book offers a portrait of a perfectly preserved English country house and the magnificent art collection of its former owner, Sir Robert Walpole (1676?1745), Britain's first prime minister. Walpole amassed a dazzling array of Old Masters, including paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens, and Rembrandt, and hired celebrated decorator William Kent to design the interiors of Houghton Hall specifically to showcase them. But when Walpole died, his family was shocked to find that he had amassed huge debt, and were forced to sell the treasured collection'to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. Now, these masterpieces are returning to Houghton Hall. Essays uncover the wonders of Walpole's collection and trace its journey to the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, to which most of the works now belong. Painting & Paintings, , , , Houghton Revisited, Thierry Morel, 9781907533501, Royal Academy of Arts, , , , ,

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This new book offers a portrait of a perfectly preserved English country house and the magnificent art collection of its former owner, Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745), Britain’s first prime minister. Walpole amassed a dazzling array of Old Masters, including paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens, and Rembrandt, and hired celebrated decorator William Kent to design the interiors of Houghton Hall specifically to showcase them. But when Walpole died, his family was shocked to find that he had amassed huge debt, and were forced to sell the treasured collection—to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. Now, these masterpieces are returning to Houghton Hall. Essays uncover the wonders of Walpole’s collection and trace its journey to the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, to which most of the works now belong. Larissa Dukelskaya, John Harris, Andrew Moore, Books, Art and Architecture, Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces From Catherine The Great's Hermitage Books>Art and Architecture, Harry N. Abrams

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Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great's Hermitage
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Thierry Morel, Andrew Moore

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Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great's Hermitage

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1907533508

This new book offers a portrait of a perfectly preserved English country house and the magnificent art collection of its former owner, Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745), Britain’s first prime minister. Walpole amassed a dazzling array of Old Masters, including paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens, and Rembrandt, and hired celebrated decorator William Kent to design the interiors of Houghton Hall specifically to showcase them. But when Walpole died, his family was shocked to find that he had amassed huge debt, and were forced to sell the treasured collection—to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. Now, these masterpieces are returning to Houghton Hall. Essays uncover the wonders of Walpole’s collection and trace its journey to the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, to which most of the works no

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781907533501
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1907533508
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2019
Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC
256 Pages
Weight: 1,633 kg
Language: Englisch

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