Old Master drawings, prints and mezzotints by Various artists

Part of a gift to nine museums by Rachael Leighton through the Art Fund in 1940.


Details

Medium:
Engravings
Acquired in:
1940
Presented by:
Rachael Leighton through The Art Fund

1) Portrait of Isabella d'Este, after Leonardo da Vinci (main illustration); 2) St Jerome in his cell, after Parmigianino; 3) The head of a man, of a woman and of a youth by Palma Giovane; 4) The Virgin and Child above appearing to St Roch, St Christopher and St Antony Abbot by Leandro Bassano; 5) The Assumption of the Virgin by Cristofano Rossi; 6) A painter painting an image of the Virgin and Child with them appearing above the easel by anonymous artist; 7) The Pool of Bethesda by Baldassare Farina; 8) Distribution of bread during the famine in Egypt by Baldassare Farina; 9) St Francis in Ecstasy by Circle/School of Carlo Maratti; 10) A huntsman in a landscape by Pier Leone Ghezzi; 11) The Martyrdom of St Dorothy by Circle/School of Francesco Fontebasso; 12) Carel de Mallery attributed to Anthony van Dyck; 13) Portrait of Anne Dacres, Countess of Arundel and Surrey drawn by Lucas Vorsterman I; 14) Head of a young child drawn by Sebald Beham; 15) Head of a woman wearing a fur-trimmed hat drawn by Johann Eleazar Schenau; 16) View of Bordeaux from the river; 17) Group of three men at a table in a garden attributed to Nicolas Lancret; 18) Portrait of a young woman drawn by Jean Baptiste Greuze; 19) Napoleon I standing near a windmill; 20) Distant view of Strasburg from the SW by Wenceslaus Hollar; 21) Study for a portrait group, after Kneller attributed to Sir James Thornhill; 22) Portrait of Sir Watkin William Wynn and Portrait of Lady William Wynn by Hugh Douglas Hamilton; 23) El Escorial, Spain attributed to Sébastien Leclerc I; 24) Praça de Commercio at Lisbon attributed to Sébastien Leclerc I.

Provenance

Collection of Williams Wynn.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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