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Tour of a German Artist in England

Tour of a German Artist in England
With Notices of Private Galleries, and Remarks on the State of Art
2 Volume Set

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Art and Architecture

  • Date Published: May 2014
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108074209

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  • The German artist Johann David Passavant (1787–1861) visited Britain in 1831 in order to examine works by Raphael in private and public galleries for a book he was preparing. He had not been able to find any helpful German accounts of British collections, and so decided to publish a narrative of his own travels and observations. The British writer and art critic Elizabeth Rigby (later Lady Eastlake) produced a two-volume translation in 1836, believing that English readers would benefit from Passavant's descriptions of little-known collections in their own country, as well as from his practitioner's response to the works themselves. Volume 1 covers the National Gallery and the various royal and aristocratic collections in London, and ends with the colleges of Oxford. Volume 2, beginning at Blenheim Palace, and finishing in Cambridge, also provides a list of the pictures discussed and an overview of collections not visited.

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    • Date Published: May 2014
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108074209
    • length: 698 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • contains: 5 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface
    Translator's preface
    1. Arrival and sojourn in London
    2. National gallery
    3. Royal Academy
    4. Hampton Court
    5. Windsor Castle
    6. Kensington Palace
    7. Buckingham House
    8. Bridgewater Gallery
    9. York, or Gower House
    10. Marquis of Westminster's gallery
    11. Devonshire House
    12. The Marquis of Londonderry's pictures
    Other collections. Volume 2:
    1. Blenheim
    2. Liverpool
    3. Chatsworth
    4. Althorpe
    5. Holkham
    6. Cambridge
    7. Different country seats
    8. Drawings at Buckingham Palace
    9. Catalogues of pictures
    10. General survey of art in England
    Index.

  • Author

    Johann David Passavant

    Translator

    Elizabeth Rigby

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