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view 2006am3169 jpg s Piranesi, Giovanni Battista PDP 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (made) Etching and engraving of a vase supported by a tripod from 'Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi,... Height: 39.5 cm paper, Width: 26 cm paper British Galleries, room 118c By Giovanni Battista Piranesi (born in Mogliano, Italy, 1720, died in Rome, 1778); published in Rome 9120 British Galleries: No images more vividly evoked both contemporary and ancient Rome than the... 2014-08-29T19:49:27.000Z 2014-08-29T19:49:27.000Z 41.903111 British Galleries, room 118c, case WALL 12.49576 Cavalier Piranesi del e inc. In Inghilterra presso il Signor Dalton Cavaliere Inglese laid paper, printing ink Engraving and etching E.1527A/239-1885 e1527a2391885 O78143 Print 1 Rome 2006AM3169 Collection books such as Gionvanni Battista Piranesi’s "Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi,... 3 VA print-piranesi-giovanni-battista 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z etching, engraving 1778 1778 view
view 2006am8532 jpg s Le Sage, Augustin MET Bequeathed by Claude D. Rotch 1778-12-31 1777-01-01 1777-1778 (hallmarked) Height: 11.43 cm, Width: 7.93 cm British Galleries, room 118e Made in London by Augustin Le Sage (active about 1750-1793) 9372 British Galleries: The decoration is made up of sections of scrollwork ornament of the type used... 2014-08-29T19:50:37.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:37.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case 8 -0.12714 Silver gilt, with cast and engraved decoration M.321:1, 2-1962 m3211962 O78543 Tea canister and key 1 London 2006AM8532 Object Type Tea canisters, often called caddies today, were containers for storing tea leaves.... 3 VA tea-canister-and-le-sage-augustin 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1777 view
view 2006al3236 jpg s Wyatt, James <u>Country Life</u>. Oct. 14th 1916. <u>Architectural Review</u>. May 1924. MET Given by Robert Solomon 1778-12-31 1769-01-01 ca. 1774 (made) Balustrade from a staircase landing, wrought iron with brass palmettes and lead foliage, London,... Height: 93.98 cm approx., Width: 142.24 cm approx., Weight: 20 kg estimated, Depth: 5.5 cm British Galleries, room 118e Part of a staircase from Foley House, Portland Place, London, built c.1774 by the Neoclassical... 9478 British Galleries: James Wyatt was a fashionable architect designing in a refined variation of... 2014-08-29T19:51:09.000Z 2014-08-29T19:51:09.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case WW -0.12714 Mahogany, lead, wrought iron, brass Wrought iron, with brass palmettes and lead foliage, painted; mahogany handrail M.953-1928 m9531928 O78655 Railing 1 Balustrade from a staircase landing made of wrought iron with brass palmettes and ornamental lead... London 2006AL3236 Object Type Staircase panel from Foley House. Each baluster is formed of a lower panel containing... 3 VA railing-wyatt-james 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z painting, forging (metal forming) 1778 1769 view
view 2006am8860 jpg s Chippendale, Thomas (senior) FWK Acquired through the generosity of H. E. Trevor, Esq., with the co-operation of some admirers of David Garrick 1778-12-31 1775-01-01 1775-1778 (made) [*] Garrick wardrobe Height: 167.5 cm, Width: 135 cm, Depth: 60 cm British Galleries, room 118a Made in the London workshops of Thomas Chippendale (born in Otley, West Yorkshire, 1718, died in... 9749 British Galleries: This was one of a pair of clothes presses in Garrick's dressing room in his... 2014-08-29T19:52:31.000Z 2014-08-29T19:52:31.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118a, case 1 -0.12714 Japanned (painted) pine W.22:1 to 8-1917 w221917 O78977 Clothes press 1 London 2006AM8860 Object Type This clothes press is divided vertically into two sections closed by hinged doors.... 3 VA clothes-press-chippendale-thomas-senior 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1775 view
view 2006al8008 jpg s Unknown FWK 1778-12-31 1769-01-01 ca. 1774 (made) Height: 208 cm, Width: 196 cm, Depth: 15 cm British Galleries, room 118e Made for Sir Roger Twisden, 6th Baronet (died in 1779) for the Drawing Room, Bradbourne House,... 9816 British Galleries: By the mid-1770s, the Adam style had become a general fashion, reaching most... 2014-08-29T19:52:51.000Z 2014-08-29T19:52:51.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118e, case 5 -0.12714 Carved and gilded pinewood, with ornament in metal and composition W.66-1938 w661938 O79060 Overmantel mirror 1 London 2006AL8008 Made for Sir Roger Twisden, 6th Baronet (died in 1779) for the Drawing Room, Bradbourne House,... Object Type Overmantel mirrors hung above the fireplace, and at this period were often designed... 3 VA overmantel-mirror-unknown 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1769 view
view 2006am9249 jpg s Unknown SSEA Given by H. E. Trevor 1778-12-31 1769-01-01 ca. 1774 (made) Garrick bed valance Height: 48 cm, Width: 202 cm, Depth: 10 cm Made in south-east India (Coromandel Coast) 9821 British Galleries: This valance is part of a set of the original bed furnishings sent to Garrick... 2014-08-29T19:52:52.000Z 2014-08-29T19:52:52.000Z 21.7866 In Storage 82.794762 Cotton, painted and dyed (chintz) W.70I-1916 w70i1916 O79066 Bed valance Coromandel Coast 2006AM9249 Object Type This narrow textile is a bed valance, part of a set of bed-hangings made in India for... 3 bed-valance-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1769 view
view 2006al6992 jpg s Chippendale, Haig and Co. FWK Given by G. H. Benn 1778-12-31 1772-01-01 1772 -1778 (made) Small bookcase, four shelves above a single doored cupboard with two dummy drawers, painted with... Height: 96.3 cm, Width: 45.5 cm, Depth: 31.8 cm British Galleries, room 118a This bookcase and its pair were first recorded in the Best Bedroom and Dressingroom at David... 11104 In 1994 the Museum aquired by gift one of the small bookcases supplied by the cabinet maker... 2014-08-29T19:58:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:53.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 118a, case 1 -0.12714 [Bookcase] 'PHILIPS OF HITCHIN (ANTIQUES) LTD.' [Bookcase] 'Hardman' followed by scrolled motif Mahogany, Oak, pine, red lead Mahogany, oak and pine, with japanned decoration W.14:1 to 4-1994 w141994 O8288 Bookcase 1 The bookcase is raised on a plinth 10 cm high (including the upper moulding), cut away to present... London 2006AL6992 There is some question as to whether the bookcase was made or just painted by Chippendale's firm.... Object Type This small bookcase is in the form of a cabinet. It has four sliding shelves above a... 3 VA bookcase-chippendale-haig-and 2014-08-04T00:00:00.000Z Painted 1778 1772 view
view 2006af8845 jpg s Smart, John PDP Purchased with funds from the Murray Bequest 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (painted) Portrait miniature of Dorothea Capper, dated 1778, watercolour on ivory, painted by John Smart... Height: 36 mm, Width: 30 mm Portrait Miniatures, room 90a 15874 2014-08-29T20:20:46.000Z 2014-08-29T20:20:46.000Z 52.883289 Portrait Miniatures, room 90a, case 17 -1.97685 ivory, watercolour Watercolour on ivory P.66-1920 p661920 O82053 Portrait miniature 1 Quarter length portrait miniature of a young girl called Dorothea Capper, dated 1778, watercolour... England 2006AF8845 3 VA portrait-of-dorothea-capper-aged-portrait-miniature-smart-john 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z painting Portrait of Dorothea Capper, aged about 8 1778 1778 view
view 2006af8806 jpg s Cotes, Samuel PDP Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (painted) Portrait miniature of an unknown woman, dated 1778, watercolour on ivory, painted by Samuel Cotes... Height: 47 mm, Width: 35 mm 15934 2014-08-29T20:21:02.000Z 2014-08-29T20:21:02.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 ivory, watercolour Watercolour on ivory P.7-1929 p71929 O82115 Portrait miniature Oval portrait miniature of an unknown woman with voluminous hair, wearing a pale pink dress England 2006AF8806 3 portrait-of-an-unknown-woman-portrait-miniature-cotes-samuel 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z painting Portrait of an unknown woman 1778 1778 view
view 2006af8958 jpg s Cotes, Samuel PDP Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (painted) Portrait miniature of an unknown girl, dated 1778, watercolour on ivory, painted by Samuel Cotes... Height: 41 mm, Width: 33 mm 15936 2014-08-29T20:21:03.000Z 2014-08-29T20:21:03.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Watercolour on ivory EVANS.85 evans85 O82117 Portrait miniature England 2006AF8958 3 portrait-of-an-unknown-girl-portrait-miniature-cotes-samuel 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z Portrait of an unknown girl, aged about 10-14 1778 1778 view
view 2006av6133 jpg s A Schabner T&F Given by Mr and Mrs R. C. Carter 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (made) Side hoop petticoat covered in linen, retailed by A. Schabner, England, 1778 According to the original bill it was purchased on 16 February 1778 from A. Schabner Riding Habit... 17952 2014-08-29T20:30:23.000Z 2014-08-29T20:30:23.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Linen, cane or whalebone, hand-sewn T.120-1969 t1201969 O13863 Side hoop Side hoop petticoat covered in pink striped linen. Probably reinforced with cane or whalebone,... England 2006AV6133 Women's underwear served two purposes in the 18th century. The first function, carried out by the... 3 side-hoop-a-schabner 2013-12-10T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1778 view
view 2011fd3437 jpg s Crépy MoC 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (published) Engraved race game of ladies hats and hairstyles published in France by Crépy in 1778 Length: 48 cm, Width: 70.5 cm Rewards: forward movement and extra turns Forfeits: backward movement and missing turns No. of... Similar in design and playing methods to The Game of Human Life. Ineach corner of the sheet are... 18068 2014-08-29T20:31:03.000Z 2014-08-29T20:31:03.000Z 48.856918 In Storage 2.34121 Etching, coloured by hand E.1515-1959 e15151959 O25930 Board game Design: etching, coloured by hand No. of squares: 63 Squares illustrated: all Square numbering: 1... Paris 2011FD3437 Although many race games of the 18th and 19th centuries were educational, some were designed for... 3 le-nouveau-jeu-du-costume-board-game-crepy 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Le Nouveau Jeu du Costume et des Coeffures des Dames 1778 1778 view
view 2006av6084 jpg s Unknown T&F Given by the Rt. Hon. Earl of Gosford 1778-12-31 1774-01-01 1774-1778 (woven) 1774-1780 (made) 18553 2014-08-29T20:33:36.000Z 2014-08-29T20:33:36.000Z 46.712448 In Storage 1.71832 Silk velvet, woven to shape, lined with silk satin and cotton, backed with silk, hand-sewn T.129 to B-1921 t1291921 O15597 Formal ensemble France 2006AV6084 This ensemble illustrates fashionable formal dress for men in the 1770s. The fine silk velvet... 3 formal-ensemble-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1774 view
view 2006bl3378 jpg s Unknown Ray, Anthony. <u>Spanish Pottery 1248-1898</u>. London : V&A Publications, 2000, p. 231, cat. 404 CER Given by Señora Riaño 1778-12-31 1750-01-01 1750-1778 (made) Cup in tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels, probably L'Alcora, 1750-1778. Height: 10.5 cm, Diameter: 7.3 cm Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137 The cup was probably part of a set with a bottle (museum number 345-1876) 28722 2014-08-29T21:23:28.000Z 2014-08-29T21:23:28.000Z 40.073479 Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 34, shelf 6 -0.21788 'V' earthenware, tin glaze Tin-glazed earthenware painted with colours 346-1876 3461876 O33544 Cup 1 Cup in off-white tin-glazed earthenware, enamelled in colours with floral sprigs. Supported on a... L'Alcora 2006BL3378 3 VA cup-unknown 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z Painted 1778 1750 view
view 2006am8949 jpg s Hodges, William (RA) PDP 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (painted) Oil painting, 'Ludlow Castle, Shropshire', William Hodges, 1778 Height: 47 in estimate, Width: 35 in estimate, Height: 139 cm framed, Width: 109 cm framed British Galleries, room 120 Purchased, 1880. Painted in Britain by William Hodges RA (born in London, 1744, died in Brixham,... 52434 British Galleries: During the second half of the 18th century, wild landscapes and ruined... 2014-08-29T22:44:26.000Z 2014-08-29T22:44:26.000Z 54.313919 British Galleries, room 120, case WS -2.23218 Signed and dated H. [17]78 oil paint, canvas oil on canvas 43-1880 431880 O58429 Oil painting 1 Great Britain 2006AM8949 Object Type In the course of the second half of the 18th century, the developing enthusiasm for... 3 VA ludlow-castle-shropshire-oil-painting-hodges-william-ra 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z oil painting Ludlow Castle, Shropshire 1778 1778 view
view 2006an4034 jpg s Thomas Banks Daniela Gallo, <u>Modele ou Miroir. Winckelmann et la Sculpture Néoclassique</u>, Paris, 2009, p.... SCP Presented by The Art Fund 1778-12-31 1777-01-01 1777-1778 ca. 1778 (made) Relief and tablet, marble, 'Thetis and her nymphs rising from the sea to console Achilles for the... Height: 91.4 cm, Width: 118.7 cm, Depth: 14 cm, :, :, :, :, Weight: 128.5 kg New Hang (Tate 11/12/1989-11/06/1990) L' Antiquite revee: innovations et resistances au XVIII siecle (Musée du Louvre, Paris 02/12/2010-14/02/2011) Art in Rome in the 18th Century (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 25/06/2000-17/09/2000) Art in Rome in the 18th Century (Philadelphia 16/03/2000-28/05/2000) The Romantic Movement (Tate 10/07/1959-27/09/2002) International Exhibition (Exhibition Building, London 01/01/1862-31/12/1862) British Galleries, room 118d The marble was started during Banks' stay in Rome. It was probably the commission of the Earl of... 54163 British Galleries: The rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman art encouraged the production of... 2014-08-29T22:51:15.000Z 2014-08-29T22:51:15.000Z 54.313919 British Galleries, room 118d, case WN -2.23218 'THETIS RISING FROM THE SEA / TO CONSOLE ACHILLES FOR THE / DEATH OF PATROCLUS./ BY THOMAS BANKS,... marble, white marble Marble A.15&A-1984 a151984 O60062 Relief 1 [Relief] Achilles, nude and in high relief, lies stretched across the oval, partly in the lap of... Britain 2006AN4034 This relief was originally commissioned by Frederick Augustus Hervey, Bishop of Derry, later 4th... 3 VA thetis-and-her-nymphs-rising-relief-thomas-banks 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z , Thetis and her nymphs rising from the sea to console Achilles for the loss of Patroclus; Thetis and her Nymphs rising from the sea to console Achilles for the loss of Patroclus 1778 1777 view
view Wretman, Lorenz Catalogue of Scandinavian and Baltic Silver, RW Lightbown, V&A, 1975 MET 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (made) Diameter: 15.6 cm top, Diameter: 9.2 cm foot, Height: 21 cm Silver, room 69 Purchase - (£10) G Jorck From Catalogue of Scandinavian and Baltic Silver, RW Lightbown, V&A,... 59630 Silver Gallery: Edwardian collectors viewed Sweden as isolated and acquired these beakers because... 2014-08-29T23:11:36.000Z 2014-08-29T23:11:36.000Z 55.872028 Silver, room 69, case 19 12.83013 Inscribed in centre of cartouche: B:H:S: On the base: maker’s mark for Lorenz Wretman (born in... Silver, engraved 285-1902 2851902 O91400 Beaker 1 Trumpet shaped beaker with moulded rim terminating in zigzag ornament, the body engraved in... Landskrona This type of simply-decorated, flaring beaker was common throughout Sweden. Sweden had grown... 3 VA beaker-wretman-lorenz 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1778 1778 view
view 2013gb1306 jpg s Unknown Archer, Mildred. <u> Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period</u> Victoria and... SSEA Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha. 1778-12-31 1769-01-01 ca. 1774 (made) Painting, European seaman, opaque watercolour on paper, Jaipur, ca. 1774 Length: 15.75 cm, Width: 9.25 cm, Height: 238 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached, Width: 175 mm cardboard mount onto which object attached From The Gayer Anderson collection From the Gayer-Anderson Collection. 61038 2014-08-29T23:16:37.000Z 2014-08-29T23:16:37.000Z 26.82031 In Storage 75.86856 paper, paint, opaque watercolour Painted in opaque watercolour on paper IS.229-1952 is2291952 O66154 Painting Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, a European seaman, wearing a red uniform jacket; his... Jaipur 2013GB1306 3 painting-unknown 2013-12-30T00:00:00.000Z Painted 1778 1769 view
view Nollekens, Joseph Malcolm Baker <font -i>Figured in Marble. The Making and Viewing of Eighteenth-Century... SCP 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (made) Statue, marble, 'Diana', by Joseph Nollekens, English, 1778 Height: 124 cm with pedestal, Width: 57 cm, Depth: 57 cm, Weight: 206 kg figure, Weight: 138 kg base Sculpture, room 22 Its intended position was for the projected sculpture gallery at Wentworth Woodhouse, but instead... One of four statues of goddesses executed for the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham between 1776 and... 63418 2014-08-29T23:27:43.000Z 2014-08-29T23:27:43.000Z 52.883289 Sculpture, room 22, case NWAL -1.97685 'Nollekens Ft; 1778' marble Carved marble A.5-1986 a51986 O67429 Statue 1 Diana is shown, with the crescent moon in her hair, running forward, here right foot in the air,... England This marble statue of Diana the Huntress was intended for the sculpture gallery at the 2nd... 3 VA diana-statue-nollekens-joseph 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z carving Diana 1778 1778 view
view 2006an1015 jpg s Flaxman, John Williamson, Paul, ed. <u>European Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum</u>. London:... SCP 1778-12-31 1778-01-01 1778 (made) Medallion, terracotta relief, John Flaxman, self-portrait, by John Flaxman, England, 1778 Diameter: 18.8 cm Presence: the art of portrait sculpture (The Holburne Museum of Art 26/05/2012-02/09/2012) L'Esprit Créateur de Pigalle à Canova: Terres Cuites Européenes 1740-1840 (Musée du Louvre, Paris 12/05/2004-29/08/2004) L'Esprit Créateur de Pigalle à Canova: Terres Cuites Européenes 1740-1840 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 28/01/2004-28/04/2004) L'Esprit Créateur de Pigalle à Canova: Terres Cuites Européenes 1740-1840 (Musée du Louvre, Paris 12/05/2004-29/08/2004) The Genius of Wedgewood (Victoria & Albert Museum 08/06/1995-17/09/1995) John Flaxman, R.A. (Royal Academy of Arts 01/01/1979-31/12/2110) British Galleries, room 118e In the possession of Sir William Hamilton (1730-1803) in Naples by 14 July 1798, located in his... 67190 British Galleries: The success of Wedgwood's Jasper was dependent on his employment of leading... 2014-08-29T23:45:55.000Z 2014-08-29T23:45:55.000Z 52.883289 British Galleries, room 118e, case 3 -1.97685 'HANC SVI IPSIVS EFFIGIEM FECIT IOANNES FLAXMAN IVNIOR ARTIFEX STAVARIVM ET COELATOR ALVMNVS EX... wood, terracotta Terracotta in high-relief and gold painted wood 294:1, 2-1864 2941864 O70421 Relief 1 Self Portrait of John Flaxmann: Head shown in full-face, with hair falling to the shoulders. The... England 2006AN1015 Object Type This roundel is a self-portrait of Flaxman junior (born in York, 1755, died in... 3 VA self-portrait-of-john-flaxman-relief-flaxman-john 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z painting, Painted, high relief Self-portrait of John Flaxman 1778 1778 view