Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of the New York Historical Society

Catalogue of the Gallery of Art of the New York Historical Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...Progress." The copyist has seen fit to make some variations from the print. (Bryan Collection.) B-291. Portrait. (48x39.) Sir Joshua Reynolds. In his early style. (Bryan Collection.) B-292. Pallas Appearing to Achilles, after the Death of Patroclus. (17 x14.) Benjamin West. This is a sketch for a large picture. (Bryan Collection.) 293Portrait of Charles Wilson Peale, (1741-1827.) (28x23.) Benjamin West. From the Peale Gallery, Phila., 1854. (Bryan Collection.) B-294. View of Genesee Falls, New York. (9 x13.) Count Beaujolais. This sketch is quite faithful as a representation of the locality. Its chief interest, however, consists in its having been made by the brother of Louis Philippe, when the two princes were on their visit to this country, after the first French Revolution. Collection Louis Philippe. (Bryan Collection.) NO. SUBJECTS OF PAINTINGS. ARTISTS. B-295. Landscape. (17 x 24.) Joseph Vollmering. (Bryan Collection.) B-296. Winter-Scene. (10 x13 .) Joseph Vollmering. (Bryan Collection.) B-297. Murillo Sketching the Beggar-Boy. (17x21.) Edwin White. (Bryan Collection.) B-298. Family Group. (56x89.) Charles Wilson Peale. This composition contains portraits of the artist and his brothers, St. George and James Peale; his sister, Mar-garet J. Ramsey; his wife, Rachel Brewer Peale; his cou-sin, Margaret Durgan; his sister, Elizabeth Digby Peale Polk; his mother, Margaret Peale; his children, Titian R. and Rembrandt Peale; also the old dog Argus, so well known to the frequenters of the Museum. The lollowing inscription is on the picture: "C. W. Peale painted these portraits of his family in 1773--wishing to finish every work he had undertaken--completed this picture in 1809." From the Peale Gallery, ...
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 123657639X
  • 9781236576392