Items from the James Watt Collection by Various

Collection includes: chatelaine by M Boulton possibly given to Watt by Boulton; 'Portrait of Matthew Boulton' oil by Sir W Beechey; 'Portrait of James Watt' drawing by Sir FL Chantrey; gold fob watch owned by James Watt Junior containing a portrait of its owner; oak bedside table, oak bidet, oak luggage stand and various designs for other furniture all by Richard Bridgens.


Details

Medium:
Various
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£68,586 ( Total: £214,341)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Provenance

James Watt; Sotheby's 2003.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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