Owen, Felicity, & Brown, David Blayney

Collector of genius. A life of Sir George Beaumont.

New Haven, Yale University Press 1988.

Reference: 10470
Price: £25 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. viii + 248pp, 98 photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy, with acquisition date 25 Jun 1996.

Good biography of Sir George Beaumont, Bart. (1753-1827), amateur artist, picture collector, patron of artists and writers, benefactor to the National Gallery and an influential figure in culture and society during the first quarter of the nineteenth century.