16 avril 2016

Michele Marieschi at Castle Howard

The interior of Castle Howard, with lots 164 and 165 visible on the wall. Castle Howard The following two lots, painted as companion pictures, are from the series of canvases by Marieschi that formed part of the remarkable collection of views of Venice acquired by Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle (1694-1758), for the great house, Castle Howard, to which he had succeeded in 1738. Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle (1669-1738), heir to great estates in Yorkshire and Cumberland, was a man of considerable ambition and... [Lire la suite]