Past Event: A guided tour of ‘Treasures of Osterley’ followed by a talk on the Child family as collectors by John Chu

A guided tour of ‘Treasures of Osterley’ followed by a talk on the Child family as collectors by John Chu. SATURDAY, 18 JANUARY AT 10:00AM OSTERLEY PARK, JERSEY ROAD ISLEWORTH TW7 4RB ‘Treasures of Osterley’ explores the rise to fame and fortune of the Child banking family of Osterley Park through the exquisite works of art and furniture they collected. … Continue reading Past Event: A guided tour of ‘Treasures of Osterley’ followed by a talk on the Child family as collectors by John Chu

Society Event Report: Inaugural Weekend Visit to Chantilly, April 2019

From our forthcoming newsletter:  Our first weekend tour focussed on French royal nineteenth-century history and collecting with visits to Chantilly, the Abbaye de Chaalis and Pierrefonds. The reason was the exhibition of drawings at Chantilly by Eugène Louis Lami (1800 –1890) painter to the Orleans family who worked extensively for the duc d’Aumale, creating many of … Continue reading Society Event Report: Inaugural Weekend Visit to Chantilly, April 2019

Society Event Report: Talk by Sir Nicholas Penny on Manfrin and Art Collecting in Italy, June 2019

From our forthcoming newsletter:  Sir Nicholas Penny presented his audience with the story of what was to many an unknown Venetian collection from the 18th century as well as a feast of ideas, reflections and analysis of taste and acquisition. The Manfrin collection was created in the later 18th century by Count Girolomo Manfrin of … Continue reading Society Event Report: Talk by Sir Nicholas Penny on Manfrin and Art Collecting in Italy, June 2019