Princeton University Library Catalog

Oil paintings in National Trust properties.

London : The Public Catalogue Foundation, 2013.
6 volumes : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary note:
  • National Trust I - West: This catalogue includes over 2,500 oil paintings in 50 National Trust properties in the West of England including the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. They are from some superb collections like those at Kingston Lacy in Dorset, Saltram in Devon and Stourhead in Wiltshire. Also included are paintings in more unusual buildings like the 16-sided house of A la Ronde on the coast, Lutyens' twentieth-century Castle Drogo on Dartmoor in Devon, Snowshill in Gloucestershire which contains the encyclopaedic collection of the eccentric architect Charles Paget-Wade and the Elizabethan mansion of Montacute in Wiltshire. They are also in places known for their former residents like Agatha Christie's home, Greenway in Devon, that of the D'Oyly Carte musical family at Coleton Fishacre. Paintings by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Kauffman, Rubens and Titian, Tintoretto, Murillo feature along with works by modern artists such as John Piper at Lacock Abbey.
  • National Trust II - Midlands: This catalogue has over 2,300 oil paintings in 28 National Trust properties in the middle of England including the counties of Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, the West Midlands, and Herefordshire. They are from magnificent collections like those at Upton House in Warwickshire, the Robert Adam Curzon family home of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall and Attingham Park in Shropshire. It also includes the Arts and Crafts and Pre-Raphaelite collection in the Trust's first acquired house at Wightwick Manor, just outside Wolverhampton and the Elizabethan farmhouse of Moseley Old Hall where once Charles II hid. Paintings from Robert Peake, El Greco, Strozzi, Hogarth, Hackert, Watts, Burne-Jones to Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore at Dudmaston are included.--
  • National Trust III - North: This catalogue includes 1,500 oil paintings in National Trust properties in the North of England in some of the most stunning parts of the country like the Lake District in Cumbria, Northumberland, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside. It includes some excellent collections at Dunham Massey, Lyme Park and Tatton Park in Cheshire as well as Nostell Priory in Yorkshire. It includes paintings in more unusual places like Quarry Bank Mill, Souter Lighthouse and Lindisfarne Castle. They are also in some interesting properties like the Tudor manor house with Victorian interiors, Speke Hall, near Liverpool, the Vanbrugh-designed Seaton Delaval, the nineteenth-century Norman Shaw house at Cragside and Beatrix Potter's home of Hilltop. Paintings by masters as diverse as Brueghel, Guercino, Van Dyck, Carracci, Canaletto and Frank Bramley are included.--
  • National Trust IV - East: This catalogue includes some 2,200 oil paintings in 33 National Trust properties in Buckinghamshire and in the counties of the East of England, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire. It includes the noteworthy Rothschild collections at Waddesdon Manor and Ascott in Buckinghamshire and those at Ickworth in Suffolk and Belton in Lincolnshire; as well as Anglesey Abbey in Cambridgeshire which has the largest collection of oil paintings in a Trust property. It also includes the Norfolk properties of the fifteenth-century moated manor of Oxburgh Hall with its private chapel and retable, the superb Jacobean Blickling Hall and Felbrigg Hall. Paintings are also found in more unusual places including the King's Head pub in Aylesbury, Mr Straw's 1930s terraced house in Worksop, The Workhouse for the nineteenth-century poor in Southwell, the mediaeval Tattershall Castle and the historic house hotel of Hartwell in Buckinghamshire. Paintings ranging from Andrea del Sarto, Cuyp, Hobbema, Velázquez, Boucher, Bonington and Tissot are included.--
  • National Trust V - South: This catalogue includes over 2,400 oil paintings in 43 National Trust properties in the South of England in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Essex as well as in London. It includes the outstanding ducal collections at Petworth and Knole as well as Basildon Park, Polesden Lacey, Uppark, the Cobbe Collection at Hatchlands and the atmospheric Stuart mansion of Ham House on the banks of the Thames at Richmond. They are in some of the most picturesque surroundings amongst the gardens of England. They are also in places better known because of their inhabitants like Sir Thomas Carlyle's House in Chelsea, Henry James's Lamb House in Rye, Rudyard Kipling's Bateman's in the Sussex Weald and Virginia Woolf's retreat at Monk's House, Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson's Sissinghurst Castle, Dame Ellen Terry's Smallhythe Place and Sir Winston Churchill's Chartwell, crammed full of the stateman's own exquisite pictures. More unusual properties that contain paintings range from the thirteenth-century chapel of the St John's Jerusalem to the twentieth-century Sandham Memorial Chapel with Stanley Spencer's fine First World War murals and the Arts and Crafts Standen, to Ernö Goldfinger's Modern Movement House in Hampstead. Pictures ranging from Dutch seventeenth-century masters, Van Dyck, Lely, Turner and Max Ernst.--
  • National Trust VI - Wales and Northern Ireland: This catalogue includes over 1,300 oil paintings in 24 National Trust properties in the spectacular and diverse scenery of both Wales and Northern Ireland. The places range from the amazing Welsh castles of Penrhyn, Powis and Chirk to the hotels of Bodysgallen Hall, near Llandudno and that at the Giant's Causeway near the famous heritage site on the north Antrim coast. They include the collections of the old Irish aristocratic families, like Castle Coole and Florence Court in Enniskillen and Castle Ward and Mount Stewart on Strangford Lough in County Down and Plas Newydd, the ancestral home of the Marquess of Anglesey on the Menai Straits as well as Plas yn Rhiw, a cottage with dramatic views overlooking Cardigan Bay. Paintings included are by artists as diverse as Rembrandt, Bellotto, Batoni, Stubbs and Rex Whistler.--
Includes indexes.
I. West -- II. Midlands -- III. North -- IV. East -- V. South -- VI. Wales & Northern Ireland.
Other title(s):
  • National Trust I : West.
  • National Trust II : Midlands.
  • National Trust III : North.
  • National Trust IV : East.
  • National Trust V : South.
  • National Trust VI : Wales & Northern Ireland.
  • 9781909475304 (vol. 1 ; hardback)
  • 1909475300 (vol. 1 ; hardback)
  • 9781909475311 (vol. 2 ; hardback)
  • 1909475319 (vol. 2 ; hardback)
  • 9781909475328 (vol. 3 ; hardback)
  • 1909475327 (vol. 3 ; hardback)
  • 9781909475335 (vol. 4 ; hardback)
  • 1909475335 (vol. 4 ; hardback)
  • 9781909475342 (vol. 5 ; hardback)
  • 1909475343 (vol. 5 ; hardback)
  • 9781909475359 (vol. 6 ; hardback)
  • 1909475351 (vol. 6 ; hardback)
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