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Houghton Revisited - a book by Morel, Thierry

Houghton Revisited

Houghton Revisited( )
Author: Morel, Thierry
Dukelskaya, Larissa
Harris, John
Moore, Andrew
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Royal Academy of Arts
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

This new book offers a portrait of a perfectly preserved English country house and the magnificent art collection of its former owner, Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745), Britain’s first prime minister. Walpole amassed a dazzling array of Old Masters, including paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens, and Rembrandt, and hired celebrated decorator William Kent to design the interiors of Houghton Hall specifically to showcase them. But when Walpole died, his family was shocked to...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / Permanent Collections
Art / European
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.5 x 11 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:3.652 Pounds
Author Biography
Morel, Thierry (Author)
Andrew Moore assisted James McNair on the last 10 of his cookbooks, including recipe development and editing. James and Andrew divide their time between a home in Northern California and their lodge on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.


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