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A Private Passion 19th-century Paintings and Drawings from by Stephan Wolohojian, Anna Tahinci

By Stephan Wolohojian, Anna Tahinci

Grenville L. Winthrop (1864-1943) used to be a legal professional and banker via career, yet his actual ardour was once amassing artwork. He had the assets, the instinct and proficient advisers to assist him create a suite that's specific not just in its intensity and breadth, but in addition in its caliber. The Winthrop number of French, British and American artwork comprises the easiest team of Delacroix and Ingres drawings open air of France, the main major workforce of pre-Raphaelite work outdoor of england, and a world-renowned choice 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 paintings Museum at Harvard college. Masterpieces via David, Ingres, Gericault, Chasseriau and Moreau might be noticeable along nice works via Blake, Rossetti and Burne-Jones, in addition to Homer, Sargent and Whistler. they're mentioned within the catalogue by way of greater than 60 authors, all of whom are gurus of their quite a few fields.

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