Treasures of Fyvie
Richard Emerson et James Holloway
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, 1985.
In-8, broché sous couverture illustrée en couleur, 79 pp.
Nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleur.
Bon état d'ensemble.
Sponsor's Foreword - The Building of Fyvie Castle, Richard Emerson - The Collection of Paintings at Fyvie Castle, James Holloway - Catalogue of Paintings [66 n°]. - Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Glass, and Arms and Armour [25 n°].
Ce catalogue a été édité à l'occasion de l'exposition Treasures of Fyvie présentée à la Scottish National Gallery, à Edimbourg, du 4 juillet au 29 septembre 1985.
In 1984, The great Aberdeenshire castle of Fyvie and its treasures became the Nation's property. The sale to the National Trust for Scotland, made possible by a generous grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
Of all the many paintings at Fyvie Castle, Pompeo Batoni's magnificent full-length portrait of Colonel William Gordon is the most famous. As masterpiece, it represents one of the most notable owners of Fyvie who did much to rebuild and enhance his property.
Fyvie Castle is also famous for its important Collection of English Painters as Raeburn, Gainsborough, Reynolds, Romney, Lawrence...