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Notes on the condition of pictures at the National Gallery

23 May 1849


Notes on the condition of pictures at the National Gallery


23 May 1849

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Detailed notes on the condition of the following paintings, some of which include details regarding colours used, style of painting, dimensions and evidence of previous varnishing work:
(80) The Market Cart by Gainsborough
(109) The Watering Place by Gainsborough
(108) The Ruins of the Villa of Maecenas by Wilson
(110) Destruction of Niobe's Children by Wilson
(112) Portrait of Hogarth by Hogarth
(113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118) The Marriage A-la-Mode by Hogarth
(119) Landscape, with Jaques and the Wounded Stag by Sir George H Beaumont
(105) A Small Landscape by Sir G H Beaumont
(78) The Holy Family by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(79) The Three Graces by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(107) The Banished Lord, a Head by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(111) Portrait of Lord Heathfield by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(162) The Infant Samuel by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(182) Heads of Angels by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(128) The Right Honourable William Wyndham by Sir Joshua Reynolds
(121) Cleombrotus Ordered into Banishment by Leonidas II, King of Sparta by Benjamin West
(131) Christ Healing the Sick by West
(219) Dead Christ with Angels by Giovanni Antonio Razzi
(146) View of the Maas and Rotterdam by Abraham Storck
(145) Small Portrait of a Man by Vander Helst
(140) Portrait of a Lady by Vander Helst
(142) Portrait of Kemble as Hamlet by Sir T Lawrence
(165) The Plague at Ashdod by Nicolas Poussin
(188) Mrs Siddons by Sir T Lawrence
(138) Landscape with Ancient Ruins by Panini
(137) Landscape with Figures by John van Goyen
(201) A Sea Port by Joseph Vernet
(210) The Piazza of St. Mark, Venice by Canaletto
(207) The Idle Servant by Nicholaes Maes
(211) A Battle by John van Hugtenburg
(208) Landscape with Figures by Bartolomeo Breenbergh
(120) Portrait of Joseph Nollekens the Sculptor by Sir William Beechey
(122) The Village Festival by Sir David Wilkie
(183) Portrait of Sir David Wilkie by Phillips
(124) Portrait of Reverend William Holwell Carr by Jackson
(130) A Landscape with Figures by John Constable
(171) Portrait of John Soane by Jackson
(217) Portrait of William Woollett the Engraver by Stuart
(129) Portrait of Mr Angerstein by Lawrence
(125) Portrait of Isaac Walton by James Houseman
(175) Portrait of Milton by Vander Plaas
(123) Landscape with figures by Moonlight by Williams
(126) Pylades and Orestes by Benjamin West.
Bolton referred to this list in the evidence he gave before the Select Committee.

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