Portrait of a Patron: The Patronage and Collecting of James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos (1674-1744)

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Ashgate, 2007 - History - 219 pages
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Preface -- Introduction -- Curriculum vitae: ambitions, achievements, politics -- Architectural patronage: the building of Cannons -- Cannons: the interior decoration -- The grounds of Cannons -- After the crash: architectural and other projects -- Collecting in context: collectors and collections -- The Duke of Chandos as a collector -- The Duke as Apollo of the arts -- Death and disposal -- Appendix 1: Selected list of works formerly belonging to or commissioned by James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos (16741744) -- Appendix 2: Brydges family tree -- Bibliography

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