21 drawings by William Henry Hunt (of a collection of 37 given to the Institute).
A Collection of Drawings by William Henry Hunt by William Henry Hunt, 1820
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- Sir John Witt through The Art Fund
There are portraits, landscapes, rustic figures, still lives and birds nests. 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.
Bequeathed by Sir John Witt to the Courtauld Institute.
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