A Collection of 16 Drawings by Various artists

16 drawings from a collection of 37 given to the Courtauld by Robert Witt, including works by Parmigianino (main illustration), Luti, Duperac, Coypel, Zoffany, Benjamin West (second illustration), Sir George Beaumont, Joseph Farington and Legros.


Details

Acquired in:
1983
Bequeathed by:
Sir John Witt through The Art Fund

One of two gifts and one bequest to two museums by Sir John Witt through the Art Fund in 1963 and 1983. Sir John Witt was a staunch supporter of the Art Fund and acted as its legal adviser for many years. He was the son of Sir Robert Witt, a key figure in the Art Fund's history and one of the founders of the Courtauld.

Provenance

Bequeathed by the late Sir John Witt through the NACF.

Venue details

The Courtauld Gallery Somerset House, Strand, LONDON London WC2R 0RN 020 7848 2526 www.courtauld.ac.uk/gallery

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7)

50% off entry during exhibitions

Daily, 10am – 6pm (last admission 5.30pm)
24 Dec, 10am – 4pm
Closed 25 and 26 Dec

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