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Grenville L. Winthrop (1864-1943) used to be a legal professional and banker via occupation, yet his actual ardour was once accumulating paintings. He had the assets, the instinct and gifted advisers to aid him create a suite that's precise not just in its intensity and breadth, but additionally in its caliber. The Winthrop number of French, British and American artwork comprises the easiest team of Delacroix and Ingres drawings outdoors of France, the main major team of pre-Raphaelite work outdoor of england, and a world-renowned number of Sargent watercolours. a few 70 work and two times as many drawings and watercolours by means of greater than 50 French, British and American artists are featured during this choice from the Winthrop assortment, bequeathed in 1943 to the Fogg paintings Museum at Harvard collage. Masterpieces through David, Ingres, Gericault, Chasseriau and Moreau might be noticeable along nice works through Blake, Rossetti and Burne-Jones, in addition to Homer, Sargent and Whistler. they're mentioned within the catalogue by means of greater than 60 authors, all of whom are specialists of their numerous fields.

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