Sir William Burrell, 1861-1958 by Marks, Richard

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Published by Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries in Glasgow .

Written in English

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  • Burrell, William, -- Sir, -- 1861-1958,
  • Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- Biography

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Statementby Richard Marks.
GenreBiography
ContributionsGlasgow Museums and Art Galleries.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20183769M
ISBN 100902752162
OCLC/WorldCa12582267

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Sir William Burrell, SIR William Burrell, dubbed the Millionaire Magpie, was a shipping merchant remembered as the collector of a huge art collection whichhe donated the people of. - Sir William Burrell () Third of nine children, William Burrell was born on 9 July His father and grandfather were involved in shipping.

Burrell entered the family firm in and, on his father's death, William and his brother took over the running of the firm. They developed the technique of ordering modern, advanced ships at. The Burrell Collection was given to the City of Glasgow in by Sir William and Lady Constance Burrell.

Sir William Burrell () was a wealthy Glasgow shipowner with a lifelong passion for art collecting. The family was of Northumbrian origin, and his grandfather George moved to.

Sir William Burrell Jr. () was a Scottish shipping magnate and art collector. He donated his art collection, including textiles, to the city of Glasgow in ; a large part of the collection was first shown to the public inin Pollok Country Park, south of Glasgow.

The Glaswegian mercantile collector Sir William Burrell () is best known today for the collection that shares his name. The Burrell Collection, now housed in a purpose-built pavilion in Glasgow’s Pollok Country Park (currently undergoing renovation until Spring ), was once housed in 32 different locations across the nation.

Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell () amassed over medieval, Renaissance, and early modern European tapestries throughout his life. His collection contains examples from all of the major tapestry production centers in Europe, including the Netherlands, France, and Germany.

It is displayed in an award-winning building located in a beautiful woodland setting. The museum includes reconstructions of rooms from Sir William’s former home.

William Burrell (–) was interested in contemporary art. His first purchases were of Scottish, French and Dutch late 19th century art. Sir William Burrell () was a wealthy Glasgow ship owner and he and his wife, Constance, Lady Burrell gifted his collection of over 9, works of art to Glasgow in Burrell established his collection of art and artefacts over many years.

The Burrell Collection: The contents of this gallery were accumulated by industrialist Sir William Burrell (), who spent much of his fortune on collecting art and artifacts - then ensuring they all went to the city of Glasgow.

Now on display in a postmodern building in Glasgow's Pollok Country Park, it's one of Scotland's most admired museums, with a strong focus on medieval art, 19th. The Burrell Collection (Glasgow): Sir William Burrell (), a wealthy industrialist who devoted much of his life to accumulating art, is responsible for this collection.

Set in a postmodern building in a suburb of Glasgow, it's one of Scotland's most admired museums, with a strong focus on medieval art, 19th-century French paintings, and.

Sir William Burrell () was a Glaswegian ship owner and collector with a lifelong passion for art. The collection’s significance has grown further since with more than 10 million people coming to view its magnificent treasures before the building refurbishment began in Sir Alexander Fleming ( - ) Sir William Burrell ( - ) Over the years we have received enquiries asking if a particular individual was a Freemason and as famous people were noticed during such searches they were added to a list.

That list grew to such a size that it merited a book - Famous Scottish Freemasons. A biography of Sir William Burrell [ - ]) the Scottish shipping merchant & philanthropist.

A collector of antiques, he donated his vast collection to the city of Glasgow, leading to the creation of the Burrell Collection art museum. The book contains much on his art collection. grams. 1st edition. Artikel-Nr.: Erstausgabe.

Sir William Burrell (–) was a Scottish businessman, art collector, and philanthropist. He generously gifted his collection of some 9, works principally of Islamic, Chinese, and medieval art, as well as works by major artists including Degas, Rodin, and Cézanne, to the people of Glasgow infulfilling his vision to benefit his.

Fodor's Expert Review Burrell Collection. South Side Degas's The Rehearsal and Sir Henry Raeburn's Miss Macartney, to name two. Eccentric millionaire Sir William Burrell (–) donated. The collector Sir William Burrell () purchased these three items in They, with his collection, were gifted by Sir William and his wife to the City of Glasgow.

The Burrell Purchase Book states that these were purchased from a direct descendant of Colonel Thomas Veel (c) of Alverstone near : Pat Poppy. Sir William Burrell () Third of nine children, William Burrell was born on 9 July His father and grandfather were involved in shipping.

Burrell entered the family firm in and, on his father’s death, William and his brother took over the running of the firm. ‘An exceedingly good carving’: Sir William Burrell () and his Collection of Medieval Sculpture Michaela Zöschg, The Burrell Collection (Glasgow) 2.

Lady Constance Burrell (d. ), photograph from ca. Sir William Burrell (d. ), photograph from ca. Sir William Burrell () was an art collector who, from onwards, devoted his life to collecting. Whilst his interests were diverse, his collection soon became strong in medieval art and 19th-century French painting.

Sir William Burrell ( – ) Sir William Burrell was a Scottish shipping merchant and philanthropist. A collector of art, paintings and antiques, he donated his vast collection to the city of Glasgow, leading to the creation of the Burrell Collection art museum.

The story of William Burrell Is also the story of Glasgow, the second city. Burrell at Kelvingrove: Collecting Medieval Treasures draws from the range of objects collected by Sir William Burrell () to bring together works in wood, alabaster, stone, metal, ivory, ceramics and stained glass and also includes paintings and tapestries.

The exhibition will run until 27 May Sir William Burrell (C.L. Freer source) - Description. Standing figure of a woman in a kimono, holding a fan. Label. Whistler's painting of Christine Spartali, a noted beauty of the s is another in his series of clearly Western compositions that depict languid young women amid Oriental props.

And so it has proved. Dali’s wonderful painting is one of many jewels that belongs to the people of Glasgow. Honeyman’s reputation and charm were such that he was able to attract several major gifts to the city’s galleries and museums, including the peerless collection of Sir William Burrell (–).

From Collector To Connoisseur: Sir William Burrell and Chinese Art, Back to essay list What provoked Sir William Burrell () into collecting Chinese art - and by Chinese art I mean the broad range of objects from ceramics to bronzes of a period ranging from the Neolithic (, BC), to the 18th century.

A FINE ELIZABETHAN BLACK-WORK PANEL OF LINEN ENGLISH, CIRCA probably part of a petticoat or sleeves, later used as a pillow-bere, embroidered in black silk and gold thread in buttonhole, open buttonhole filling, Algerian eye, chain, double running, running, overcast, plaited braid and square openwork stitches, laid-work, couching and woven wheels with an.

Product Information. The magnificent collection of some European, mainly medieval, tapestries acquired by Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell () is one of the largest and most important tapestry collections in the world. The Burrell Collection was given to the City of Glasgow in by Sir William and Lady Constance Burrell.

Sir William Burrell () was a wealthy Glasgow shipowner with a lifelong passion for art collecting. The family was of Northumbrian origin, and his grandfather George moved to Glasgow in the early s.

Burrell at Kelvingrove: Tapestries, until 30 November Octo The magnificent collection of some European, mainly medieval, tapestries acquired by Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell (–) is one of the largest and most important tapestry collections in the world.

Sir William Burrell,Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries (Glasgow, Scotland), (With Rita Marks) Wavendon as It Was: The Village and Its People in Victorian and Edwardian Times, L.B.

Publishing (London, England), His reputation was such that he was able to attract several major gifts to the gallery, including that of Sir William Burrell (–) in Yet, Honeyman was forced to leave his post in having lost the support of his political master, the new chairman of the Glasgow Corporation Art Committee.

Shipping magnate Sir William Burrell (–) amassed one of the finest collections of Degas pastels in the world; encompassing works from every period of his career and representative of some of his favourite subjects: the ballet, horse racing, and the private world of women at their toilette.

Marks, ‘Stained Glass’ in The Burrell Collection, by Richard Marks, Rosemary Scott, Barry Gasson, James K. Thomson and Philip Vainker and with an Introduction by John Julius Norwich (Glasgow, and reprints), pp R Marks, Burrell: A portrait of a Collector: Sir William Burrell, (Glasgow, and revised ed.

Burrell, Sir William () Sir William Burrell Jr. () was a Scottish shipping magnate and art collector. He donated his art collection, including textiles, to the city of Glasgow in ; a large part of the collection was first shown to the public inin Pollok Country Park, south of Glasgow.

8. Burrell Collection. Situated in Pollok Country Park, the Burrell Collection gets its name from Sir William Burrell (), a shipping agent who donated his personal collection of over items.

His art collection includes artefacts from medieval and renaissance Europe, as well as Chinese, Islamic and French art and incredible displays.Twenty-two paintings, pastels and drawings from the huge and wide-ranging art collection of Sir William Burrell () are united with a Degas pastel Burrell donated to Berwick-on-Tweed Museum and a handful of other Degas works to form a reasonable display of some of Degas’s typical subjects.Burrell Collection n a gallery in Glasgow, noted for its collection of paintings, textiles, furniture, ceramics, etc.

(C named after Sir William Burrell (), Scottish shipping magnate, and his wife Constance, who founded the collection).

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