By Stephan Wolohojian, Anna Tahinci
Grenville L. Winthrop (1864-1943) used to be a legal professional and banker by means of occupation, yet his actual ardour was once accumulating artwork. He had the assets, the instinct and proficient advisers to assist him create a set that's detailed not just in its intensity and breadth, but additionally in its caliber. The Winthrop choice of French, British and American paintings contains the simplest staff of Delacroix and Ingres drawings outdoor of France, the main major staff of pre-Raphaelite work outdoors of england, and a world-renowned number of Sargent watercolours. a few 70 work and two times as many drawings and watercolours via greater than 50 French, British and American artists are featured during this choice from the Winthrop assortment, bequeathed in 1943 to the Fogg artwork Museum at Harvard college. Masterpieces through David, Ingres, Gericault, Chasseriau and Moreau may be noticeable along nice works via Blake, Rossetti and Burne-Jones, in addition to Homer, Sargent and Whistler. they're mentioned within the catalogue through greater than 60 authors, all of whom are experts of their a variety of fields.
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No. 21), was being crated to be by the National Gallery. Coincidentally, Birnbaum's claiming ultimately that they "did not plump finger against her head" — made like the pose of the 90. , October London to acquire. Although it took little the great portrait available time for Winthrop to find out what had hap- to the Ingres portrait that director of the National Gallery, learned how it had escaped him, it was only Kenneth Clark, later that saw the David on Winthrop's wall in New never prone to rashness, Birnbaum continued by York and had mysteriously vanished.
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24. Jean-Pierre Norblin de la Gourdaine, Study for ca. Fogg Art Museum, Bequest "The Oath of the Tennis Court, 1804—5. P a e ar>d dark gray wash over black chalk on white laid paper, (29 x 44 cm). ' Fogg Art Museum, Bequest of Grenville 1 iH x 17% in. L. 803 of Grenville L. 801 Moreau, forming a remarkable collection of more than a dozen works that includes large salon-scale paintings, Jacob and the Angel (cat. no. 96) and The Infant Moses as well as intimate watercolors Aphrodite and a (cat. no.
A Private Passion 19th-century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L.Winthrop Collection, Harvard University by Stephan Wolohojian, Anna Tahinci