Collection Highlights: Western Art
Silver gilt, London 1592; maker’s mark IN. Diameter of basin 41.2 cm; height of ewer 29.8 cm.
Painted in underglaze blue with sprays of foliage and flowers. Italian, Florence, probably between 1575 and 1587, maximum height 18.5 cm. Marked beneath the base with the Dome of Florence Cathedral and F.
Attributed to Emmanuel de Critz, painted on canvas, 79 x 62 cm.
Attributed to Thomas de Critz, painted on canvas, 107 x 86 cm.
Nicola da Urbino (active 1520–1537/8), diameter 30.5 cm, c.1525.
Francesco Urbini, 23.3 cm diameter, c.1530–37.
Black chalk over some stylus indications on off-white paper, 25.8 x 33.2 cm.
Panel, complete painting 73.5 x 177 cm, detail shown here approx 36 x 57 cm, c.1465–70.
Red chalk over preliminary stylus work on off-white paper, 37.9 x 28.1 cm.
Pen and dark brown ink, brush with sepia mixed with gum on paper, 18.2 x 27.5 cm. Signed and dated 1825, from early in the young artist’s ‘visionary Shoreham period’.
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), pen and brown ink on paper, 14.4 x 20.8 cm, probably c.1635.
Edward Pierce (c.1630–1695), marble bust, 66.1 cm high, 1673. Given by the sitter’s son, in 1737 and attributed by him to Pierce.
Piero di Cosimo (1461–1522), oil on panel, 71.2 x 202 cm.
Philip Webb (1831–1915) and Sir Edward Burne-Jones (1833–1898), wood, 222 cm high. Designed by Webb in 1857, and decorated by Burne-Jones with scenes from the tale told by the Prioress in The Canterbury Tales.
Antonio Stradivari (1644?–1737), 59.3 cm long, Cremona, with the original label: Antonius Stradivarius Cremoensis/Faciebat Anno 1716.