An Historical Account of Corsham House, in Wiltshire; The Seat of Paul Cobb Methuen, Esq.

An Historical Account of Corsham House, in Wiltshire; The Seat of Paul Cobb Methuen, Esq. : With a Catalogue of His Celebrated Collection of Pictures ... and Embracing a Concise Historical Essay on the Fine Arts ... Also Biographical

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 edition. Excerpt: ... 160. Portrait of a man in a ruff, Rubens. 2 feet 4 in. by 3 feet 8 in.--pan. 161. Head, . Spagnoletto. 1 foot 8 in. by 2 feet 2 in.--can. 162. Adoration of the Magi, (Mathew, Ch, ii.) Al. Durer..... 1 foot 9 in. by 2 feet 10 in.--pan. 163. Battle Piece, Borgognone. 1 foot 10 in. by 2 feet 2 in.--can. 164. Profile Head of a Young Female, Guido. 1 foot 9 in. by 1 foot 2 in.--can. 165. Judgment of Midas, G. Lairesse. 6 feet 9 in. by 10 feet 8 in. 166. Soldiers on Horses, (48).... Borgognone. 1 foot 1 in. by 1 foot 6 in. 167. Sir Francis Xavire dying on "the coast of China, (49)... C. Maratti. 2 feet 1 in. by 2 feet 8 in. 168. A Battle Piece, (48) Borgognone. 1 foot 1 in. by 1 foot 5 in. No. 169. (48) Two very fine pictures, both in colouring and composition. (49) See Literary Magazine for Nov. 1788. No. 169. Portrait of an old Man, Unknown. 1 foot 9 in. by 2 feet S in.--can. 110. Head, .. Dobson.. 2 feet by 2 feet 5 in.--can. 171. Head, Antonio Mohe. 1 foot 11 in. by 1 foot 8 in.--can. 172. Queen Anne's Nurse, John Ryley. 1 foot 3 in. by 1 foot 8 in.--can. 173. Annunciation (Luke, Ch. i.) PEttUGisro. 19 in. by 11 in.--can. 174. Whole Length Portrait of James Stuart, Duke of Richmond and Lenox, (50) Vandyck. 7 feet 4 in. by 4 feet 4 in.--can. 175. Head of Lord Bernard Stuart, afterwards Earl of Lichfield, (51) Ditto. 2 feet 5 in. by 2 feet.--can. No. 176. (50) "James, son of Esrae Stuart, Duke of Richmond, was nearly allied to Charles the First, and much and deservedly in his esteem.--He had the sincerest affection for the King his master, and was one of the noblemen who offered to suffer in his stead. The whole tenor of his behaviour to that prince, and his extreme regret for his death, shew that he was much in earnest...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236572769
  • 9781236572769