XII; 214 S.; zahlr. Illustrationen (s/w); 24,5 cm; fadengeh. Orig.-Pappband.


Gutes Ex.; leichte Gebrauchsspuren u. kl. Läsuren. - Englisch. - THE WALLACE COLLECTION / The Collection was formed in the main by Richard, fourth Marquess of Hertford (1800-1870), but largely increased by his son, Sir Richard Wallace (1818-1890). A few objects, however, have been traced to the first and second Marquesses (1719-1794 and 1743-1822), and a considerable number to the third (1777-1842). The Collection takes its character from the tastes and opportunities of the fourth Marquess, who lived in Paris and was a devotee of the arts of France in the eighteenth century. Consequently this century, early and late, is richly represented in its painting and miniatures, sculpture, furniture and objects of art generally. But the representation of French art extends in sculpture back to the thirteenth century, and forward, in painting, to the third quarter of the nineteenth. Although the French section gives a distinctive character to Hertford House, it is only one among four. The second is a rich gallery of English, Flemish, Dutch, Spanish, and Italian paintings. If the number of Primitives is small, the seventeenth century can be studied in Brouwer, van Dyck, Hals, de Hooch, Rembrandt, Rubens and Velazquez. The eighteenth century in Italy is represented by Guardi at his best, and among the English portraits are famous examples of Gainsborough, Hoppner, Reynolds and Romney. The nineteenth century gives us the largest existing collection of the works of Bonington, whose influence can be clearly seen in much contemporary French work. The third section, chiefly acquired by Sir Richard Wallace, embraces mediaeval objects, Italian Renaissance terra-cottas and bronzes, medals and plaquettes ; maiolica from Gubbio and Urbino, Hispano-Moresque and Turkish faience ; rock-crystal, glass, jewellery, gold and silversmiths' work, wax reliefs and much else. ... (Vorwort) / GERMAN SCHOOL --- FLEMISH SCHOOL --- FLEMISH SCHOOL --- FLEMISH SCHOOL --- MEMLINC, HANS --- CLEEF, JOOS VAN --- MASTER OF THE MAGDALEN LEGEND, THE EWORTH, HANS --- POURBUS, PlETER --- POURBUS, FRANS, THE ELDER --- RUBENS, PETER PAUL --- SNYDERS, FRANS --- VOS, CORNELIS DE --- JORDAENS, JACOB --- DYCK, ANTHONY VAN --- BROUWER, ADRIAEN --- TENIERS, DAVID, THE YOUNGER --- FYT, JAN --- COQUES, GONZALES --- DUTCH SCHOOL --- MlEREVELT, MlCHIEL JANSZ --- HALS, FRANS --- POT, HENDRICK GERRITSZ --- NEER, AERT VAN DER --- BROUWER, ADRIAEN --- REMBRANDT --- HEEM, JAN DAVIDSZ DE --- BACKER, JACOB ADRIAENSZ --- BOTH, JOHANNES OR JAN --- OSTADE, ADRIAEN VAN --- Dou, GERARD --- FLINCK, GOVERT --- RING, PIETER DE --- WYNANTS, JAN --- BOL, FERDINAND --- TERBORCH GERARD --- WlTTE, EMANUEL DE --- WOUWERMAN, PHILIPS BERCHEM, CLAES PIETERSZ CUYP, AELBERT --- OSTADE, ISACK VAN --- WEENIX, JAN BAPTIST --- PYNACKER, ADAM --- JARDIN, KAREL DU --- CAMPHUIJSEN, GOVERT --- (u.v.a.m.)