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Published by Christie, Manson & Woods in London .
Written in English


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Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL25529590M
OCLC/WorldCa171488786

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Catalogue of ancient and modern pictures from the collection of Sir W.W. Burrell, Bart. ... by Christie, Manson & Woods Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inthe Philadelphia Museum of Art Library received a grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to digitize an important and unique collection of 18th and 19th century European art auction catalogs in the renowned John G.

Johnson Collection. Johnson’s collection of auction catalogs. Born on 9 July in Glasgow, Burrell was the third of nine children to shipowner William Burrell (–) and Isabella Duncan (née Guthrie).Burrell's grandfather, George Burrell, had founded a shipping firm; Burrell joined this business inat the age of 14, and took over the firm when his father died.

Burrell and his brothers were successful in business by ordering ships during. The Burrell contains an important collection of medieval art including stained glass and tapestries, oak furniture, medieval weapons and armour, Islamic art, artefacts from ancient Egypt and China, Impressionist works by Degas and Cézanne, modern sculpture and a host of other artefacts from around the world, all collected by one man.

There are over 8, objects in the collection. Catalogue of ancient and modern pictures from the collection of Sir W.W. Burrell, Bart. By Manson & Woods. Christie. Abstract. No price ,Date of auction: J Place of auction: of access: Internet.C.2 is annot.: all prices and names.

C.2 is bound in: May 24 LoChR.C.1 is annotated, 15th bound in May 1 Author: Manson & Woods. Christie. The focus is on late medieval and early Renaissance Europe but the collection also contains important examples of Chinese and Islamic art, artefacts from ancient civilisations and collections of fine art.

The collection was amassed by Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell and given by him and his wife to the City of Glasgow in   The extraordinary collection of some European, mainly medieval and renaissance, tapestries acquired by Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell (–) is one of the largest and most important tapestry collections in the world.

Although attempts to catalogue Burrell’s tapestries have been made in the past, most have never been published until now. Tapestries from. The Burrell Collection is housed in an award-winning building in the heart of Pollok Country Park. The collection is named after its donor, the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell.

The displays range from work by major artists including Rodin, Degas and Cézanne to important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, ancient. Sir William Burrell’s gift of his art collection to the Glasgow Corporation in was one of the 20th century’s great acts of cultural philanthropy.

The scope and depth of the shipping magnate’s interests in art and antiquities resulted in an internationally important collection of exceptional provenance, including Chinese and Islamic.

The Burrell Collection was given to the City of Glasgow in by Sir William and Lady Constance Burrell. Sir William Burrell () was a wealthy Glasgow shipowner with a lifelong passion for art collecting.

The family was of Northumbrian origin, and his grandfather George moved to Glasgow in the early s. catalogue of ancient and modern pictures water colour drawings Posted By Zane Grey Media TEXT ID b1e6 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library edition notes no price list lugt place of auction london date of auction april 5 library has two copies c1 is annot prices and names c1 is bound in jan2.

The Burrell Collection is an art collection in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. It is situated in Pollok Country Park on the south side of the city.

The eclectic collection was acquired over many years by Sir William Burrell, a wealthy Glaswegian shipping magnate and art collector, who then gifted it to the city of Glasgow Corporation in The absence of a book jacket that never existed does not affect the value of the book, so for books printed before book jackets were invented this is a question that cannot be answered briefly.

The Hugo set likely has a value of less than $ and is not something we would handle at auction. Christie, Manson & Woods: Catalogue of ancient and modern pictures from the collection of Sir W.W.

Burrell, Bart. (London: Christie, Manson & Woods, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Christie, Manson & Woods: Catalogue of ancient and modern pictures of the English and Continental schools.

THE LAW RELATING TO THE BURRELL COLLECTION THE AGREEMENT Sir William Burrell donated the items in his art collection to City of Glasgow Corporation (now Glasgow City Council). The conditions attaching to the gift were laid out in a formal contract between Sir William and the Corporation.

The terms of a contract are binding on both parties. Studies of Ancient Domestic Architecture: Principally Selected from Original Drawings in the Collection of the Late Sir William Burrell, Bart., with Some Brief Observations on the Application of Ancient Architecture to the Pictorial Composition of (Paperback) by Edward Buckton Lamb and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Burrell collection is named after Sir William Burrell who donated a large collection of his private artworks to the city of Glasgow in Credit: amer ghazzal/Alamy Live News Press Preview: A collection of Degas artworks from the Burrell collection in Glasgow by French Impressionist Edgar Degas go on display from 20 September - 7 May.

Visited the Burrell Collection which is out of the city centre on the south side of Glasgow within a parkland setting. Whilst I really enjoyed the many furniture and artefact type exhibits and understanding how Mr. Burrell had risen up from clerk to ship owner the exhibits are not for children I would suggest but I could spend many hours there enjoying the history and very varied nature of the /K TripAdvisor reviews.

Hardcover: pages Publisher: Collins in association with Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 1 customer rating Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11, in Books (See Top in Books)Reviews: 1.

Berwick Burrell Collection. Berwick Museum’s Burrell Collection is the most important art collection in public ownership in Northumberland.

With a fortune made in shipping, Sir William Burrell purchased art and objects from around the world. While The Burrell Collection is closed for refurbishment, you can follow the progress of the project on our blog and our social channels.

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. The Burrell Collection’s renaissance is providing the opportunity to redisplay and reinterpret this wonderful collection, and will reveal many new stories about individual objects. 4 Catalogue of the Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures of Sir W.W.

Burrell, Bart. Deceased (Sold by Direction of R.M. Burrell, Esq.) which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods at their great rooms, 8 King Street, St. James’s Square, on Saturday, Jat one o’clock precisely (London: Christies, ).

The Burrell Collection closed to the public in October in order to embark on a programme of refurbishment.

It is expected to reopen in spring The remainder of this page is as written before the refurbishment commenced in order to allow visitors a glimpse of the "before". We will update. The Burrell Collection is one of the largest collections of artwork to ever be amassed by one person. It was bequeathed to the city of Glasgow by the millionaire Sir William Burrell and it features some items.

The collection is so big that only about of the items in the collection are on display at any one time – a massive amount that will require a lot of time if you are to enjoy.

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HE made his fortune in shipping and amassed an impressive private art collection later bequeathed to the City of Glasgow, yet little is known of Sir William Burrell's life away from that public. About the Burrell Collection The Burrell Collection is a leading cultural asset for the City of Glasgow and the nation and is of international significance.

The Collection, which reflects Sir William Burrell’s lifelong passion for art and history, was donated to the City of Glasgow by Sir William and Lady Burrell. A catalogue of the town-library of the late Sir William Burrell: Bart. L.L.D.

Fellow of the Antiquary Society, Deceased: Comprehending an extraordinary choice Collection of the Greek and Roman Classics, with their Lexicons, And many of the rarest Collane ; For the most Part in Large Paper, and in Morocco and Russia Bindings: together with A Selection of British History, Antiquities, and.

Burrell: A portrait of a collector: Sir William Burrell, [Marks, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Burrell: A portrait of a collector: Sir William Burrell, Author: Richard Marks.

Sir William Burrell, 2nd Bt. graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.). He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by St.

John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in Isopropyl Alcohol % 20L $ Burrell Scientific Mini Centrifuge to V 0 $ Burrell Scientific Grey Mini Magnetic Stirrer   The writer states that Sir Horace J.

Wilson** of the Treasury believes the collection is valued at £1, he wants to understand the extent of Burrell’s wealth as shown by income producing assets, and the potential taxation and estate duty liabilities if any.

The vast majority of the Burrell drawings are found in the numerical and alphabetical series catalogues. Where a drawing number was not listed but a print number was displayed, these drawings have been brought together in a print number catalogue.

The Z series were drawings retraced from old copies and have been listed in a separate catalogue. A Catalogue of valuable manuscripts in Greek, Latin, English, French, Italian, and Spanish All which were collected at the expence of the late Lord Somers, and since belonged to the Right Hon.

Sir Joseph Jekyll Knt. Master of the Rolls. London, The Burrell Collection is closed for refurbishment and will reopen in In the award-winning Burrell Collection, the many exquisite objects on display range from work by major artists including Cézanne, Degas and Rodin to important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, ancient civilizations and more.

Born in West Virginia, United States of America on 30 September to William Riley Williams. Burrell Williams had 8 children.

He passed away on 22 July in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America. Genealogy profile for Walter Burrell Walter Burrell ( - ) - Genealogy Genealogy for Walter Burrell ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of.

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In the period - the RIBA sponsored a two-stage architectural competition for a new museum to house a large art collection gifted to Glasgow in by Sir William Burrell.

Shop for burrell art from the world's greatest living artists. All burrell artwork ships within 48 hours and includes a day money-back guarantee. Choose your favorite burrell designs and purchase them as wall art, home decor, phone cases, tote bags, and more!.

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Burrell Collection ˈBurrell Colˌlection an art collection in Glasgow, Scotland, given to the city by Sir William Burrell Quizzes Take our quick quizzes to practise your vocabulary.Surname meaning for Burrell English, Scottish, and northern Irish: probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold coarse woolen cloth, Middle English burel or borel (from Old French burel, a diminutive of b(o)ure); the same word was used adjectively in the sense ‘reddish brown’ and may have been applied as a nickname.When Sir William Burrell and his wife, Constance, Lady Burrell, gifted his collection of over 9, works of art to Glasgow, the city acquired one of the greatest collections created by one person.

William Burrell had been an art collector since his teens, and the collection is made up of a vast array of works of all periods and from all over.