Paintings in the Iveagh Bequest
English Heritage 2012
Hardback 444pp Illustrated 283x242mm
9781848021280   Product Code: 19310
Housed in Kenwood, London's 'finest country residence', the Iveagh Bequest is a superb art collection, formed by Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh between 1887 and 1891 and comprising old master paintings by artists including Vermeer, Van Dyck, Boucher, Gainsborough and Reynolds. This catalogue of the Bequest presents 102 paintings, with reproductions and commentaries illustrated with details, sketches and related works. There are also essays on Kenwood, Lord Iveagh's role as a collector and an introduction to the collection.