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TRUSTEES

OF THE

NATIONAL GALLERY,

1842.

The Most Noble the Duke of SUTHERLAND.

The Most Hon. the MARQUESS OF LANSDOWNE.

The Most Hon. the MARQUESS OF NORTHAMPTON.

The Right Hon. Earl Grey.
The Right Hon. EARL OF ABERDEEN.

The Right Hon. EARL OF Ripon.
The Right Hon. LORD FRANCIS EGERTON,

The Right Hon. LORD ASHBURTON.
The Right Hon. LORD COLBOKNE..
The Right Hon. LORD MONTEAGLE
The Right Hon. Sir Robert PEEL.
The Right Hon. SIR JAMES GRAIAM.
The Right Hon. SiR CHARLES Bagot.

SIR MARTIN ARCHER SHEE. P.R.A.

SAMUEL ROGERS, Esq.
WILLIAM WELLS, Esq.

THE

NATIONAL GALLERI,

ETC.

Catalogue of the Pictures

J. The Resurrection of Lazarus Sebastiano del Piombo.

“He cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he
that was dead came forth bound hand and foot with grave-
clothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus
saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.John, xi. 43 44.
The transition from death to life is expressed in Lazarus with
wonderful spirit, and at the same time with perfect fidelity to
scripture. The grave clothes by which his face is thrown into
deep shade, vividly excite the idea of the night of the grave,
which just before enveloped him; the eye looking eagerly
from this shade upon Christ the Redeemer, shows us, on the
other hand, in the most striking contrast, the new life in its
most intellectual organ. This is also expressed in the whole
body, which is actively striving fully to relieve itself from the
bonds in which it is fást bound. His whole impression is
"My Lord, and my God." The attitude of Christ, whose figure
and expression are noble and dignified, is likewise very
striking. With the left hand he points to Lazarus, with the
right to heaven, as if he said “I have raised thee by the power
of Him who sent me!” which agąin wholly coincides with
scripture. I do not hesitate to pronounce this picture the
most important that England possesses of the Italian
school.-Waagen.
Canvas. 12ft. 6in. by 9ft. 6in. (Angerstein Collection.)

2. A Landscape with Figures--Reconciliation of Cephalus and Procris

Claude. Canvas. 3ft. 4in. by 4ft. 5in. (Angerstein Collection.) 3. A Concert.-Five figures, Life-size, Half-length.

Titian. (doubtful.) Canvas. 3ft. 2in. by 4ft. lin. (Angerstein Collection.)

4. A Holy Family.--The Adoration of the Shepherds

Titian. Painted in the clear gold tone of the flesh, which distinguishes Titian's earlier pictures. In all the principal parts it is in excellent preservation.—Waagen.

Canvas. 3ft. 5ļin. by 4ft. 8in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 5. An Italian Sea-port at Sunset, with Figures Claude.

Canvas. 3ft. 3in. by 4ft. 3in. (Angerstein Collection.) 6. Landscape-Sinon brought before Priam . Claude.

Canvas. 3ft. 9in, by 6ft. 2ļin. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 7. A Study of Heads

Correggio. These two pictures containing eight or ten heads each, for the broad massive effect necessary for a large composition of figures far removed from the eye, and for the enthusiasm, energy, and felicity of their arrangement, as well as broad noble style of execution, outgo anything I have ever seen of any other painter. The chiaroscuro, as well of each particular as of the whole together, is of the highest gusto, and truly divine. -Barry. (See companion, No. 37.)

Canvas. 5ft. by 3ft. 6in. (Angerstein Collection.) 8. Michaelangelo's Dream

Michaelangelo. A copy from one of the finest works of the great Florentine.

Panel. 2ft. lin. by 1ft. 9in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 9. Christ appearing to Simon Peter after his Resurrection.

Annibale Caracci. Panel. 2ft. 6in. by lft. 9in. From the Aldobrandini Palace (Parliamentary purchase of Mr. Hamlet.)

10. Mercury instructing Cupid in presence of Venus

Correggio. Canvas. 5ft. lin. by 3ft. (Purchased by Government, with

No. 15, for 110001.) 11. St. Jerome doing penance.—Single figure, halflength, life-size

Guido Reni. Canvas. 3ft. 10ļin. by 3ft. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 12. The Marriage Festival of Isaac and Rebecca Claude.

A duplicate of the fine picture in the Doria Palace, Rome.

Canvas. 4ft. 1lin. by 6ft. 7in. (Angerstein Collection.) 13. The Holy Family. Four figures, life-size. Murillo.

Canvas. 9ft. 6in. by 6ft. 10in. (Purchased by Government, in

1837, for 70001.) 14. The Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba Claude.

Canvas. 4ft. 1lin. by 6ft. 7in. (Angerstein Collection.) 15. The “Ecce Homo”—five half-length figures.

Correggio. “Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man.John xix. 5. A beautiful specimen of colour, light, and shade.

Panel. 3ft. 24in. by 2ft. 7}in. (Par. purchase, with No. 10.) 16. St. George destroying the Dragon. Tintoretto.

Canvas. 5ft. 2in. by 3ft. 3in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 17. The Holy Family

Andrea del Sarto. Panel. 3fft. 6in. by 2ft. 8in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 18. Christ disputing with the Doctors--a Composition

of five figures, half-length
Leonardo da Vinci. (or rather by) Bernardino Luino.

Panel. 2ft. 4 in. by 2ft. 10in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 19. A Landscape, Narcissus

Claude. Canvas. 3ft. lin. by 3ft. llin. (Pre. by Sir G. Beaumont.) 20. Portraits of Cardinal Hippolito de' Medici and of

Sebastiano del Piombo Sebastiano del Piombo.
Ippolito de' Medici was dignified with the rank of Cardinal,

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and possessed, by the partiality of Clement VII., of an immense revenue. He was at once the patron, the companion, and the rival of all the poets, musicians, and wits of his time. Without territories, and without subjects, Ippollito maintained at Bologna a court far more splendid than that of any Italian potentate.Roscoe.

Panel. 4ft. 6in. by 3ft. 8in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 21. Portrait of a Lady—Half-length Bronzino.

Panel. ift. llin. by lft. 6 in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 22. A dead Christ, with Angels .

Guercino. Copper. Ift. 2ļin. by lft. 5ļin. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 23. The Holy Family .

Correggio. A duplicate of the fine picture in the Duke of Wellington's collection.

Panel. Ift. lin. by 10in. (Purchased by Gov. for 38001.) 24. Portrait of Giulia Gonzaga Sebastiano del Piombo.

Canvas. 3ft. by 2ft. 6in. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.) 25. St. John in the Wilderness, filling his Cup from a Fountain which gushes from a rock.—Half life-size

Annibale Caracci. Canvas. 5ft. 5in. by 3ft. lin. (Angerstein Collection.) 26. The Consecration of Saint Nicholas, as Bishop of Myra.—Composition of nine figures, life-size

Paolo Veronese. A very fine picture, rich in tone, and elevated in style. Canvas. 9ft. 5in. by 5ft. 9in. (Presented by the Governors of

the British Institution.) 27. Portrait of Pope Julius II.

Raphael. Panel. 3ft. 6in. by 2ft. 8in. (Angerstein Collection.) 28. Susanna and the Elders

Lodovico Caracei. Canvas. 4ft. 8in. by 3ft. 7in. (Angerstein Collection.) 29. The Holy Family

Baroccio.
A pleasing composition with all the faults of Baroccio's
colouring
Canvas. 3ft. 9in. by 3ft. (Beq. by the Rev. W. H. Carr.)

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