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Felton Bequest

Lindsay, Daryl Sir.

Felton Bequest

an historical record, 1904-1959

by Lindsay, Daryl Sir.

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Felton, Alfred.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Daryl Lindsay.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105p.,ill. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16530584M


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Fundraising Officer and former Assistant Curator at the National Gallery of Victoria, Humphrey Clegg, told us the story of Alfred Felton and the Felton Bequest.

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Ursula Hoff AO OBE (26 December in London, UK – 10 January in Melbourne) – Australian scholar, academic, curator, writer, critic, and lecturer; Deputy Director of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (–); London Adviser of the Felton Bequest (–83); author of numerous books, catalogues, articles, reviews, and scholarly publications on art.

The year-old Felton Bequest has bought more t works worth about $2 billion for the NGV, including pieces by Monet, Turner, Tiepolo, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin.

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With his bequest the Gallery suddenly gained access to acquisition funds greater than those of the National and Tate galleries in London combined and, between andmore t items were purchased with an estimated value today of approximately one and a.

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Russell had worked with Felton at Felton Grimwade & Co. and he had been both a member and chairman of the Felton Bequest committee after Alfred’s death. Russell also shared Felton’s interest in Australian arts. So, while Felton died when Russell was o the youngest Grimwade was the clearly the best choice to write about his life.

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Felton's Bequests by John Poynter ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Carlton, Vic, Australia: Melbourne University Publishing, February 1, ; ISBN   The bequest carries on now, into its second century, purchasing works of art that Felton could never have imagined, at prices Felton could never have imagined, but all with money that can be.

These manuscripts were acquired between andmany with funds from the Felton Bequest. They were included in the Library's Medieval imagination exhibition, and some can always be viewed in the annually refreshed World of the book exhibition. Funded by the Felton Bequest, the Gallery acquired thirty-six of the Divine Comedy drawings executed between andthe engravings to the Book of Job (–26), two watercolours for.

Home > Syber's Books ABN 15 > The Felton Bequest; A Historical Record -- The Felton Bequest; A Historical Record -- Add to basket. Alfred Felton (8 November – 8 January ) was an Australian entrepreneur, art collector and philanthropist. Biography. Alfred Felton was born at Maldon, Essex, England, the fifth child of six sons and three daughters of William Felton, a currier, and his wife Hannah.

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Grimwade papers. Alfred Felton has long been recognised as the National Gallery of Victoria’s main benefactor. His bequest allowed the Gallery to gain access to funds which amounted to more than those of the National and Tate galleries in London combined and it is estimated that the bequest has purchased o items for the NGV with an estimated value.

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