The Treasure houses of Britain : five hundred years of private patronage and art collecting / edited by Gervase Jackson-Stops.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




680 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Art patronage Exhibitions.
Art Private collections Exhibitions.
Country homes Exhibitions.
Manors Exhibitions.


Jackson-Stops, Gervase.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)


Temples of the arts / Gervase Jackson-Stops -- The power house / Mark Girouard -- Portraiture and the country house / Oliver Millar -- The Englishman in Italy / Brinsley Ford -- The British as collectors / Francis Haskell -- The backward look / John Cornforth -- The last hundred years / Marcus Binney and Gervase Jackson-Stops --
From castle to country house : The Tudor Renaissance ; The Jacobean Long Gallery ; Anglo-Dutch taste and restoration opulence ; Triumph of the baroque -- The grand tour : Lord Burlington and the Palladian revolution ; Souvenirs of Italy ; The sculpture rotunda ; Augustan taste ; The Dutch cabinet ; Landscape and the picturesque -- The gentleman collector : The country house library ; Chinoiserie and porcelain ; The sporting life ; The Waterloo Gallery -- The romantic vision : The Highlands and the Victorian spirit ; The pre-Raphaelite era ; Edwardian elegance and the continuing tradition ; Epilogue : Life in the country house.


Washington [D.C.] : National Gallery of Art ;
New Haven : Yale University Press


680 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.


Catalogue of a loan exhibition held at the National Gallery, Nov. 3, 1985- Mar. 16, 1986.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 664-673.
Rodris Roth Library (Copy 2)
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica (Copy 3)


0300035330 (pbk.)
0300035047 (hard)

Call Number

Coll. N5245.T74 1985
Roth/Coll. N5245.T74 1985 c.2
CPT CPT-01-110.570


Great Britain