"My highest pleasures": William Hunter's art collection
The Hunterian, University of Glasgow in association with Paul Holberton Pub., 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 192 pages
Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the opening of the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow in 2007, this book provides a full study both of this many-faceted surgeon/connoisseur and of Hunter's collection of art, which not only contains a number of outstanding masterpieces, such as a Rembrandt, but also provides a revealing snapshot of the taste of the period.
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