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Huntingdon Art Collection v2.0

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The Huntington is more than a gallery or a museum. The stated aim of the institution is devoted to both public education and academic research in the humanities and sciences. The site included, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, including the Chinese and the Japanese Gardens. It is located in Los Angeles, County of San Marino. It houses an extensive art collection with a focus in 18C and 19C European art and 17C to 20C American Art. The most impressive room houses the finest 18C English full size portraits by the best of the portrait artists of that time, including Gainsborough, Thomas Lawrence, John Reynolds, George Romney. On that room alone, it would worth making a visit to The Huntington

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Huntingdon Art Collection v2.0

  1. 1. First created 14 Mar 2012. Version 1.0 - 15 May 2016. Jerry Tse. London. The Huntington All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. Los Angeles, USA
  2. 2. The Library
  3. 3. The Gallery The Huntington is more than just a library of antique books, but also a gallery of European and American paintings. It has a number of botanical gardens as well.
  4. 4. European
  5. 5. Rogier van der Weyden (1339 or 1400 – 1464) was an Early Netherlandish painter. He was highly successful and internationally famous in his lifetime. Weyden
  6. 6. Rembrandt portrait
  7. 7. Van Dyck portrait Although Van Dyke was Flemish Baroque portraitist, he worked mainly as a court painter in England for Charles I. He is credited for the idea of a double portrait.
  8. 8. Canaletto
  9. 9. Bellotto
  10. 10. A native of Paris, Francois Boucher (1703-1770) painted in the Rococo style. He is known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories and pastoral scenes. 18C French Rococo - Boucher
  11. 11. English
  12. 12. Constable
  13. 13. 19C English Landscape - Constable
  14. 14. 19C English Landscape
  15. 15. 19C English Landscape Redgrave
  16. 16. Joseph Wright
  17. 17. Joseph Wright, often referred as Wright of Derby was a pioneer English painter of industrial scenes. He was also the best European painter of artificial light of his day. Joseph Wright
  18. 18. Wheatley
  19. 19. Turner is one of the greatest master of British watercolour landscape. His work is regarded as a Romantic preface to Impressionist. Turner
  20. 20. Turner
  21. 21. English Portraits The most impressive room on 18C English portrait paintings, I have seen. The best known English painters of the time were well represented in the collection.
  22. 22. Gainsborough
  23. 23. Gainsborough
  24. 24. Reynolds
  25. 25. Reynolds
  26. 26. Reynolds
  27. 27. Romney
  28. 28. Peale
  29. 29. Lawrence
  30. 30. Lawrence
  31. 31. American
  32. 32. American Engrave
  33. 33. Copley
  34. 34. Cropsey
  35. 35. Benjamin West
  36. 36. Durand
  37. 37. Kensett
  38. 38. Kensett
  39. 39. Kensett
  40. 40. Sargent
  41. 41. This a fairly large painting not unusual for Frederic Edwin Church. Edwin Church
  42. 42. Moran
  43. 43. William Hahn
  44. 44. Hassam
  45. 45. Cassett
  46. 46. John Curry
  47. 47. All rights reserved. Rights belong to their respective owners. Available free for non-commercial and personal use. The End Music – Ernesto Cortazar - Eternity The Garden
  48. 48. American Museums of Arts

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