Record number 06/2366
Author National Gallery (London)
TitleA Descriptive Catalogue Of The Pictures In The National Gallery, With Critical Remarks On Their Merits. By Wm. Young Ottley, F.A.S. Member Of The Society Of Arts And Sciences At Utrecht, And Author Of 'The Italian School Of Design,' &c. In Three Parts. I. The Angerstein Collection. II. The Collection Presented By Sir G. Beaumont, Bart. III. Pictures Recently Added To The Gallery.
ImprintLondon:: John Murray, Albemarle Street., 1826.
Physical Description[v-]xii, 102, [v-]viii p.; 168 mm. 533 mm. (Duodecimo.)
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - [Text] - A List Of The Pictures In The National Gallery ... .
Summary NoteHere Ottley comments on 38 pictures of the Angerstein collection, 16 of the Beaumont collection, and 12 others. These included works by Raphael, Sebastiano del Piombo, Titian (4), Correggio (3), Lod. Carracci, Ann. Carracci (3), Domenichino, N. Poussin (3), G. Poussin (2), Claude (9), Rubens (4), Van Dyck (3), Rembrandt (4), A. Cuyp, Velázquez, Hogarth (2), Reynolds (3), D. Wilkie (2), Canaletto, J. Both, S. Bourdon, R. Wilson (2), B. West (3), Murillo, Parmigianino, Veronese and Gainsborough.
Responsibility NoteThe printer is named on the title-page verso: 'J. McCreery, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London.'

The work is dedicated by the Author to the Earl of Liverpool, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Earl of Aberdeen, Lord Farnborough, Sir George Beaumont and Sir Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy.
SubjectPaintings, European - History
Collections - Art Galleries - Great Britain - London - History - 19th century
Catalogues - Art criticism - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Claude Lorrain, 1604 - 1682
Angerstein, John, 1735 - 1823
Beaumont, George, 1753 - 1827
National Gallery (London)
ReferencesE. Langmuir, The National gallery companion guide (2004); National Gallery (London), The National gallery complete illustrated catalogue (2001); G. Wright, ed., The formation of national collections of art and archaeology (1996); T. Bennett, The birth of the museum (1995); Noble and patriotic: the Beaumont gift 1828, ed. D.B. Brown, J. Leighton and F. Owen [exhibition catalogue] (1988); F. Owen and D.B. Brown, Collector of genius: a life of Sir George Beaumont (1988); John Julius Angerstein of Woodlands, ed. J. Bunston and C. Fry [exhibition catalogue] (1974); C. Holmes and C.H. Collins Baker, The making of the National Gallery (1924).
Binding Note19th-century half green morocco, green paper-covered boards; spine lettered 'Dulwich Gallery' and 'R.A.'
ProvenanceThe front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'R.A. Bequest of Aug. Callcott'.
Contributors Ottley, William Young, 1771 - 1836
Murray, John, 1778 - 1843, publisher
McCreery, John, 1768 - 1832, printer
Callcott, Augustus Wall, R.A., 1779 - 1844, previous owner, donor
Lawrence, Thomas, P.R.A., 1769 - 1830, dedicatee
Royal Academy of Arts (London). President. dedicatee
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