Register of Italian Pictures

Scope and Content

The register contains a description of Italian paintings, including artist, school, title, subject matter, material, method, location and notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

The register is entitled "Notes on various pictures" by Mündler and Wornum. Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812-1877) succeeded General Thwaites as Keeper of the National Gallery and Secretary to the Board of Trustees in December 1854. He served in this post for twenty-two years until his death in 1877. Otto Mündler (1811-1870) served as the Gallery's Travelling Agent from 1855 to 1858.

Arrangement

The register is a single volume.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

The most recent and complete list is held on CALM ALM. A paper list is available from the National Gallery Archive.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Alan Crookham, Mar 2008.

Appraisal Information

The register has been selected for permanent preservation.

Custodial History

Transferred from the National Gallery Library.

Accruals

No accruals are expected.