Remarks in reference to the Condition which some of the Pictures are in at the National Gallery

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      GB 345 NGA11/1/4
  • Dates of Creation
      28 Feb 1850
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Notes on the condition of the following pictures, indicating the presence of dirt, blisters, cracking and chipping and the need for washing, relining, varnishing etc:

(87) Perseus Rescuing Andromeda by Guido Reni

(55) Landscape with the Death of Procris by Claude Lorrain

(44) Charity by Julio Romano

(89) Portraits by Velasques [Velazquez]

(184) The Murder of the Innocents by Raphael

(90) Venus Attired by the Graces

(75) St. George and the Dragon by Domenichino

(2) Landscape with Cephalus and Procris by Claude Lorrain

(98) Landscape by Gaspar Poussin

(97) The Rape of Europa by Paul Veronese

(69) St John Preaching by Francesco Mola

(68) Landscape by Gaspar Poussin

(36) Land Storm by Gaspar Poussin

(185) Portrait of Sir William Hamilton by Sir Joshua Reynolds

(5) Italian Sea Port by Claude Lorrain

(19) Narcissus at the Fountain by Claude Lorrain

(3) Musical Party by Titian

(4) The Holy Family by Titian

(84) Mercury and the Woodman by Salvator Rosa

(6) Landscape and Figures by Claude Lorrain

(58) Small Landscape by Claude Lorrain

(57) The Conversion of St. Bavon by Rubens

(154) A Musick Party by Teniers

(158) Boors Regaling by Teniers

(64) The Return of the Ark by Sebastian Bourdon

(194) The Judgement of Paris by Rubens

(49) The Portrait of Rubens by Vandyck

(60) Building the Tower of Babel by Leandro Bassano

(65) Cephalus and Aurora by N Poussin

(32) Ganymede Borne off by the Eagle by Titian

(33) The Vision of St. Jerome by Parmegiano [Parmigianino]

(35) Bacchus and Ariadne by Titian

(179) The Virgin with the Infant Saviour Surrounded with Angels by Francia

(12) Landscape with the Marriage of Isaac and Rebecca by Claude

(14) Seaport with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba by Claude

(31) Landscape, Abraham Preparing to Sacrifice Isaac by Gaspar Poussin

(37) Group of Heads by Correggio

(15) An Ecce Homo by Correggio

(56) A Landscape with Figures by Annibale Carraci [Carracci]

(28) Susanna and the Elders by Ludovico Carraci [Carracci]

(29) Holy Family, Madonna del Gatto by Barrocio [Barocci]

(127) View in Venice by Canaletto

(135) Ruins and Figures by Canaletto

(163) View on the Grand Canal ,Venice by Canaletto

(146) A Sea Port, Rotterdam by Storck

(134) Landscape with Buildings and Figures by Decker

Bolton referred to this list in the evidence he gave before the Select Committee.

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