Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill /edited by Michael Snodin ; with the assistance of Cynthia Roman.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225924

Description

xv, 368 p. : col. ill., plans ; 31 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Art collections.
Homes and haunts
Art Collectors and collecting

Originator

Snodin, Michael.
Roman, Cynthia E.
Yale Center for British Art.
Lewis Walpole Library.
Victoria and Albert Museum.

Contents

Horace Walpole: his life and character / Peter Sabor -- Horace Walpole's grand tour / Eleanor Hughes -- The castle of Otranto / Ruth Mack -- Going to Strawberry Hill / Michael Snodin -- Walpole's china fish tub / Bet McLeod -- Heraldry / Lisa Ford -- Walpole's Gothic: creating a fictive history / Kevin Rogers -- Stained and painted glass / Michael Peover -- Strawberry Hill: friendship and taste / George E. Haggerty -- The strawberry committee / George E. Haggerty -- Singular objects and multiple meanings / Alicia Weisberg-Roberts -- The cabinet of miniatures and enamels / Stephen Lloyd -- Paper castle, paper collection: Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of the description of...Strawberry Hill / Ruth Mack -- Historicizing Horace / Stephen Bann -- Lancastrians and Tudors at Strawberry Hill / Lisa Ford -- Horace Walpole and his beauties / Julia Marciari Alexander -- The anecdotes of painting and continental European art history / Nigel Llewellyn -- Heads on paper / Timothy Clayton -- The art of Lady Diana Beauclerk: Horace Walpole and female genius / Cynthia Roman -- 'An ebony cabinet ornimented with drawings by Lady Diana Beauclerc' / Susan Odell Walker -- Horace Walpole: antiquarian of his time / Irene Aghion -- Horace Walpole and the collecting of miniatures / Katherine Coombs -- The digby miniatures / Stephen Lloyd -- 'Playthings still?' Horace Walpole as a collector of ceramics / Timothy Wilson -- The Limoges enamel horn / Tiumothy Wilson -- Horace Wapole and wedgwood / Robin Emmerson -- The Strawberry Hill armoury / Stuart W. Pyhrr -- The 'curious books' in the library at Strawberry Hill / Margaret K. Powell -- The Strawberry Hill press / Stephen Clarke -- Strawberry Hill: the laughing view / Hope Saska -- The Strawberry Hill sale of 1842: 'the most distinguished gem that has ever dorned the annals of auctions' / Stephen Clarke.

Publication

New Haven [Conn.] ; London :

Description

xv, 368 p. : col. ill., plans ; 31 cm.

Notes

In association with the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University Yale Center for British Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill organized by the Lewis Walpole Library, the Yale Center for British Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Purchased 2009.

ISBN

9780300125740 (alk. paper)
0300125747 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks N5247.W28 H67 2009

Other People and Orgs

Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)

Places

England London.

Variant Title

Strawberry Hill