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Drawings from the Robert Witt collection at the Courtauld Institute of Art London.

Drawings from the Robert Witt collection at the Courtauld Institute of Art London.

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Published by Arts Council of Great Britain in [ ] .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 81/2492
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3879017M
LC Control Number81204210

The Courtauld collection is an accumulation of private collections, of which the largest is the almost carelessly acquired and slightly penny-pinched holding of Robert Witt formed in the s. "The Baptism of Christ" by Veronese, The Courtauld Collection, Lee Collection. Martin Conway () and Robert Witt bequeathed their libraries to the Courtauld Institute, and are a vital resource for research by scholars and art dealers in Britain.

  They form part of the bequest by Sir Robert Witt of more than 3, Old Master drawings that was made to the Courtauld Institute of Art in He bought them from the dealer Colnaghi, which acquired them at a Sotheby’s sale in The Courtauld did not contest the claim, which it received almost a year : Alex Constantine. The Collection. The Archive is named after Max Epstein (), a business executive and philanthropist who in founded the collection by donating a large number of photographs acquired from the famous Art Library of Sir Robert Witt, a photographic archive now at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.

The picture complements portraits of Sir Robert Witt by Oswald Birley and T. C. Dugdale which were painted in J and presented to the Courtauld through the Art Fund the following year. Sir Robert was one of the founders of the Art Fund in , and served as its Chairman from to Provenance. The Courtauld Institute was founded in through the philanthropic efforts of the industrialist and art collector Samuel Courtauld, the diplomat and collector Lord Lee of Fareham, and the art historian Sir Robert Witt.. The art collection at the Courtauld was begun by Samuel Courtauld, who in the same year presented an extensive collection of paintings, mainly French Impressionist and Post.


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Drawings from the Robert Witt collection at the Courtauld Institute of Art London Download PDF EPUB FB2

The collection includes outstanding drawings and prints by Cézanne, van Gogh, Seurat, Manet, Toulouse-Lautrec and Gauguin. In Sir Robert Witt (), bequeathed more than 3, drawings and approximat prints to the Courtauld. This remains the core of the Gallery’s holdings of works on paper and Witt may properly be.

Courtauld Institute of Art. Drawings from the Robert Witt Collection at the Courtaud Institute of Art, London. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Clermont Witt, Sir; Robert Clermont Witt, Sir: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Blunt; Courtauld.

Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Title: Drawings from the Robert Witt Collection at the Courtauld Institute of Art London Author: The Arts Council Illustrator: Publisher: The Arts Council, London Date: Binding: Softcover ISBN: Condition: Very Good Comments: First edition.

Seller Inventory # The Witt Library. The Witt is the largest of the two main collections, and consists of photographs, reproductions and cuttings of paintings, drawings and e ngravings of western a rt from to the present day, organised into national “schools”.

Comprising around 2, images in o boxes, and occupying km of shelving, it is believed to be the largest of its type in the UK. The Institute was founded in through the philanthropic efforts of the industrialist and art collector Samuel Courtauld, the diplomat and collector Lord Lee of Fareham, and the art historian Sir Robert Witt.

Originally the Courtauld Institute was based in Home House, a Robert Adam-designed townhouse in London's Portman : £ million (). Get this from a library. Hand-list of the drawings in the Witt collection / Courtauld Institute of Art. [Courtauld Institute of Art.; Witt Library.]. The Courtauld Institute was founded in through the philanthropic efforts of the industrialist and art collector Samuel Courtauld, the diplomat and collector Lord Lee of Fareham, and the art historian Sir Robert Witt.

The art collection at the Courtauld was begun by Samuel Courtauld, who in the same year presented an extensive collection of paintings, mainly French Impressionist and Post Director: Ernst Vegelin.

Drawings from the Robert Witt Collection at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London Courtauld Institute of Art [ Book: ] University of London Courtauld Institute of Art [ Book: ] At Art Gallery SA Lib.

This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87,) More No user comments for this organisation. The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art. The Courtauld is one of the premier centres for the teaching of art history in the world; it was the only History of Art department in the UK to be awarded a top 5* grade in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise/10(23).

The Courtauld’s Witt Library is a large collection of photographs, reproductions and cuttings of paintings, drawings and engravings of Western Art from c to the present day. Within its 19 thousand boxes sit just over million images depicting many diverse themes and subjects. The institute was founded by the politician Viscount Lee of Fareham, the industrialist Samuel Courtauld, and the lawyer Sir Robert Witt in The institute was originally located in Portman Square, until the move to Somerset House in Location and accessibility.

As well as its superb collection of paintings, sculpture and drawings, The Courtauld has two photographic libraries - the Lord Martin Conway library, embracing architectural drawings, sculpture and illuminated manuscripts; and the Robert Witt library, covering paintings, drawings and engravings, with over 2 million reproductions of works by.

Newly acquired drawings for the Witt collection: an exhibition held at the Courtauld Institute Galleries, Woburn Square, London, W.C.1, October to March Courtauld Institute of Art [ Book.

The Getty Research Institute Library grant: researched material on Sir Robert Witt in the Special Collections archive. September Francis Haskell grant. Travel grant awarded for PhD research in Rome. October Art and Humanities Research Council grant. Grant awarded for PhD research.

It was founded in through the philanthropic efforts of the industrialist and art collector Samuel Courtauld, the diplomat and collector Lord Lee of Fareham, and the art historian Sir Robert ally the Courtauld Institute was based in Home House, a Robert Adam-designed townhouse in Portman Square,it has been based in the North wing of Somerset llor: HRH The Princess Royal (University of.

The work entered The Courtauld’s collection inhaving formerly belonged to Sir Robert Witt (–). It has always posed a mystery. Clearly a fragment, the sheet’s edges cut off distant buildings and bodies midway. Creator of the research photographs collection of the University of London ("Witt Library"); art collector.

Witt was the eldest son of Gustavus Andreas Witt (b. ) a wool dealer, and Johanna Frederiko Helene de Clermont (Witt). He attended Clifton College, Bristol, and New College, Oxford, graduating with a degree in history in He served in the British army and as a.

16 drawings from a collection of 37 given to the Courtauld by Robert Witt, including works by Parmigianino (main illustration), Luti, Duperac, Coypel, Zoffany, Benjamin West (second illustration), Sir George Beaumont, Joseph Farington and Legros.

One of two gifts and one bequest to. Courtauld Institute of Art. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. tor and dated I as are two other drawings from the same series, one in the British Museum (P1.

29) ' and one still in the Sir Robert Witt collection, now in the Courtauld Institute of Art in London Univer-sity (P1. 30).6 The extraordinary popularity in the Netherlands of the stories from the life of the prophet Elijah has many causes.

who reinvented the art of drawing for the modern age. The Courtauld’s drawings collection is largely the result of a series of remarkable individual gifts.

They include the drawings presented by Samuel Courtauld alongside his collection of French Impressionist paintings, the bequest by Sir Robert Witt of some 3, drawings inand Count.Established in as an academic center devoted to the study of art history, The Courtauld Institute of Art is the United Kingdom's most prestigious institution of undergraduate and postgraduate education in this discipline.

In planning the Institute intwo of its founders, Sir Robert Witt (a lawyer) and Samuel Courtauld (a textile manufacturer) visited Harvard.drawings from The Courtauld Gallery, London. This exhibition marks the center devoted to the study of art history, The Courtauld Institute of Art is Great Britain’s most prestigious institution of undergraduate and post-graduate education in this discipline.

In planning the Institute intwo of its founders, Sir Robert Witt (a lawyer.