A Private Passion 19th-century Paintings and Drawings from by Stephan Wolohojian, Anna Tahinci

By Stephan Wolohojian, Anna Tahinci

Grenville L. Winthrop (1864-1943) used to be a legal professional and banker through occupation, yet his real ardour was once amassing artwork. He had the assets, the instinct and proficient advisers to assist him create a suite that's precise not just in its intensity and breadth, but additionally in its caliber. The Winthrop number of French, British and American paintings contains the easiest workforce of Delacroix and Ingres drawings outdoor of France, the main major team of pre-Raphaelite work outdoors of england, and a world-renowned selection of Sargent watercolours. a few 70 work and two times as many drawings and watercolours through greater than 50 French, British and American artists are featured during this choice from the Winthrop assortment, bequeathed in 1943 to the Fogg paintings Museum at Harvard college. Masterpieces through David, Ingres, Gericault, Chasseriau and Moreau could be noticeable along nice works by means of Blake, Rossetti and Burne-Jones, in addition to Homer, Sargent and Whistler. they're mentioned within the catalogue via greater than 60 authors, all of whom are experts of their numerous fields.

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Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of Venice (fig. 35). Through Wildenstein and Company most remarkable acquisitions works on Scapin this roster are (cat. no. 15), no. 91), Vincent in the area in New York, he made some of of his and Birnbaum's focused Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Spring Bouquet interest. (cat. no. 1 10), (cat. no. 46), and Ingres's Odalisque with 1886. 89 Among the Daumier's Claude Monet's Road toward the Farm Saint-Simeon, Honfleur van Gogh's Blue Cart his (cat. the Slave, Fig. 35.

17. gilt fully recovered brass ornaments, 9 ft. z'A in. 7 cm). ca. 1-20. Inlaid from the oak case with Fogg Art Museum. Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 094- Fig. 18. Left: silver John Thwaites, musical mantel clock, 1786. Tortoiseshell case with and enameled-silver mounts. 15% x 6 John Paulet. traveling clock, 6% x $ in. 5 ca. 1-10. W : ECTION in. 2 cm). 943. Center: 1705-10. 5 cm). 1943. 106-. Right: Daniel Quare. bracket clock, Ebonized wood case with brass mounts. 1943. 152V All. 22 ca. Fogg An Museum.

M\ A PRIVATE In America. For an 19-9. great collector of the Pre-Raphaelites, or, in the case of Ingres, the drawings in the collection of showed no committed Oberhuber in which he worked whose collections surpassed his in specific strengths, such as that of Samuel Bancroft ii ;_ see Paris 1979a. 79. "Aeneid" 1 For an overview of Bonnat's Honore Davis, he secured 4. Arc!. — the collection of Reginald Davis, brother of the noted collector Sir Birnbaum, August P • drawings [author's emphasis], including my watercolor and pastel 80.

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