Immunity from seizure

We have requested Immunity from Seizure for the following works being lent to the exhibition Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great’s Hermitage, on display at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, from 9 May to 29 September 2013:

Khabarovsk, The Far Eastern Museum
Ul. Shevchenko 7
Khabarovsk
680000 Russia

Carlo Maratta
Acis and Galatea, 1713
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 617
182 x 232 cm
Provenance:
Purchased by Catherine II from Lord Orford  [1779], mid-19th century transferred to Gatchina Palace, 1927 Museum of the Academy of Art, Leningrad, 1931 transferred to the Far Eastern Art Museum Khabarovsk

 


 

Moscow, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
12 Volkhonka Street
119019 Moscow
Russia

Portrait of an elderly lady (or his wife) 1650-52
Rembrandt Van Rijn
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 2622
87 x 72 cm

The Flight into Egypt, 1675
Bartolome Esteban Murillo
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 2671
101 x 62 cm

Antonis Mor Van Dashort
Sir John Gresham. 1550
oil on panel
Inv. No. 2611
90 x 75.5 cm

Paolo Veronese (and workshop)
The Resurrection (The Ascension), c.1580
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 1607
97 x 140 cm

Provenance of above four works: Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton Hall, Bought by Catherine the Great 1779, Hermitage, St Petersburg; 1930 transferred to Museum of Fine Arts (now Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts), Moscow.
 


 

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York
NY 10028
USA

William Lukin
Pair of wine coolers, 1716
silver
Inv. No. 68.141.128; 68.141.129
height: 21 cm; weight: 124 and 122 ounces
Provenance: Robert Walpole, Lord Orford (until d.1745); Horace Walpole (until 1842); [Sale of the contents of Strawberry Hill , May 6, 1842, lot 127]; Bertram, fifth Earl of Ashburnham (until 1914); [His sale, Christie's, London , March 24, 1914, lot 59]; The Marchioness of Cholmondeley (until 1950); [Her sale, Sotheby's, London , November 2, 1950, lot 150; Irwin Untermyer

William Kent
Acis and Galatea, 1708(?)
Red chalk
Inv. No. 25.62.44r(b)
15.5 x 20.3 cm

Isaac Ware
West front of Houghton Hall, Perspective, 1735
Black ink and grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.18r
38.7 x 66.5 cm

Isaac Ware
Houghton Gall, Ground Floor (Basement) Plan, 1735
Black ink and grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.22r
38 x 69 cm

Isaac Ware
Houghton Hall, Transverse section, 1735
Black ink and grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.39r
44.5 x 64.5 cm

Isaac Ware
Section of the West Front, 1735
Black ink and grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.34r
43.3 x 81 cm

Isaac Ware
Salon Ceiling, 1735
Black ink and grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.40r(b)
44 x 29.5 cm

Isaac Ware
Section of the East Front, 1735
Black ink and grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.49r
43.5 x 69.5 cm

Isaac Ware
Hall Chimney Piece, 1735
Ink and wash
Inv. No. 25.62.51r (a)
37 x 25 cm

Isaac Ware
Ceiling to the Gallery, 1735
Black ink with grey wash
Inv. No. 25.62.53r
32.7 x 25 cm

Isaac Ware
Downing Street, Great Middle Room Northwest Corner, First Floor, c.1732-42
Pen and black ink
Inv. No. 25.62.67v
48.3 x 64.5 cm

Isaac Ware
Downing Street, Middle Room, West Front, First Floor, c.1732-42
Pen and black ink
Inv. No. 25.62.68v
64.5 x 45.6 cm

Provenance of above 11 drawings: Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1925, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
 


 

Pavlovsk, St Petersburg State Institution of Culture
St. Petersburg State Institution of Culture "The State Museum" Pavlovsk "
196621 Russia
Saint-Petersburg
Pavlovsk, Parkovaya Str. 20

Jan Griffier I
A Seaport, second half of 17th century
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 3743-III
103.2 x 126 cm
Provenance: Sir Robert Walpole, 1779,  Hermitage, after 1797 to 1932 Pavlovsk Palace, Pavlovsk; 1932 returned to the Hermitage; 1961 transferred to Pavlovsk Palace Museum, Pavlovsk.

Jan Griffier I
Landscape with Ruins, second half of 17th century
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 3744-III
103.2 x 126 cm
Provenance: Sir Robert Walpole, 1779,  Hermitage, after 1797 to 1932 Pavlovsk Palace, Pavlovsk; 1932 returned to the Hermitage; 1961 transferred to Pavlovsk Palace Museum, Pavlovsk.

Matteo Ponzone
The Holy Family, 1637
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 1791-III
109 x 160 cm
Provenance: Sir Robert Walpole, 1779,  Hermitage; since 1800 at Pavlovsk Palace
 


 

Perm, State Art Gallery
614045 Russia
Perm Region
4, Komsomolskyi Prospekt
Perm

Guiseppe Bartolomeo Chiari
Apollo and Daphne, c. 1708
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 40
99.5 x 147.5 cm
Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; 1923 transferred to the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo; late 1920s transferred to the State Museum Fund; 1933 returned to the Hermitage; 1940 tranferred to Perm State Art Gallery.
 


 

St Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum
Russia, 190000
St Petersburg
Dvortsovaya Naberezhnaya (Embankment) 34

Paolo Veronese
Apostles after the Ascension, c. 1525-28
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 152
96 x 138 cm

Niccolo Berrettoni
The Assumption of the Virgin, c. 1665
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 2654
67 x 53 cm

Alessandro Bonvicino
Portrait of a Boy with his Nurse, 1540s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 182
150 x 105 cm

Paris Bordone
Venus, Flora, Mars and Cupid (Allegory), 1550s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 163
108 x 129 cm

Campidoglio
Still Life with Melons, 1650-60
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 2485
98 x 134 cm

Campidoglio
Still Life with Grapes, 1650-60
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 2486
98 x 134 cm

Attributed to Alonso Cano de Almansa
Death of St Joseph, 1601-7
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1466
98 x 149.5 cm

Guiseppe Bartolomeo Chiari
Bacchus and Ariadne, c. 1710
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 7495
153 x 118.5 cm

Carlo Cignani
Shepherd and Shepherdess, 1660-70
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 7009
102.5 x 127.5 cm

Bonifazio de'Pitati
The Adoration of the Shepherds, 1523-25
oil on panel
Inv. No. GE 33
76 x 119.5 cm

Bonifazio de'Pitati
Sacra Conversazione, 1523-25
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 39
80 x 135.5 cm

Luca Giordano
Vulcan's Forge, c.1660
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 188
192.5 x 151.5 cm

Luca Giordano
The Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple
oil on canvas, on panel
Inv. No. GE 1609
66.5 x 36 cm

Luca Giordano
Sleeping Bacchus, 1680s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 197
246.5 x 329 cm

Luca Giordano
The Judgement of Paris, 1681-3
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 9965
246.5 x 329 cm

Jacob Jordaens
Self-portrait with Parents, Brothers and sisters, c.1615
oil on canvas
Inv. No.
175 x 137.5 cm

Godfrey Kneller
Grinling Gibbons, c.1690
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1346
125 x 90 cm

Godfrey Kneller
John Locke, 1697
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1345
76 x 64 cm

Charles Le Brun
Daedalus and Icarus, c. 1645-6
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 40
190 x 124 cm

Eustache Lesueur
The Exposition of Moses, 1649
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1251
218 x 148 cm

Carlo Maratta
Pope Clement IX, 1669
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 42
153 x 118.5 cm

Carlo Maratta
The Virgin and Child with John the Baptist, 1700-13
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1560
100 x 84 cm

Carlo Maratta
The Vision of Joachim and Anna, c.1680
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 8724
72 x 57 cm

Carlo Maratta
The Assumption of the Virgin, c.1680
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1544
71 x 57 cm

Bartolome Esteban Murillo
The Immaculate Conception, 1678
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 387
195 x 145 cm

Bartolome Esteban Murillo
The Crucifixion, c.1680
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 345
98 x 60.2 cm

Nicolas Poussin
The Holy Family with St John and St Elizabeth, 1644-55
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1213
174 x 134 cm

After Raffaello
The School of Athens, 17th century
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1781
99 x 133 cm

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli
Hercules and Omphale, 1650s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1601
100 x 133 cm

Salvator Rosa
Portrait of a Man, 1640s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1483
78 x 54.5 cm

Salvator Rosa
The Prodigal Son, 1650s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 34
253.5 x 201 cm

Pieter Paul Rubens
Friar's Head, 1615-17
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 472
52 x 44 cm

Pieter Paul Rubens
Head of a Girl, c.1626-27
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1692
65 x 54 cm

Andrea Sacchi
Venus Bathing,first half of 17th century
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 127
58 x 76.5 cm

Sassoferrato
The Virgin and Child, c.1650
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1506
73 x 60 cm

David Teniers II
Kitchen, 1646
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 586
171 x 237 cm

Unknown Italian master, 17th century
The Archangel Gabriel,
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 8790
56 x 47 cm

Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Sir Thomas Chaloner, 1638-40
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 551
104 x 81.5 cm

Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Inigo Jones, 1632-33
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 557
64.5 x 53 cm

Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Henry Danvers, Earl of Danby, late 1630s
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 545
223 x 130.6 cm

Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Sir Thomas Wharton, 1639
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 547
217 x 128.5 cm

Jan Van Huysum
Vase with Flowers, c. 1720
oil on canvas
Inv. No. GE 1051
70 x 60 cm

Provenance for all above State Hermitage paintings:
Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, bought by Catherine the Great in 1779 for the Hermitage;
 


 

Tsarskoye Selo, State Museum-Preserve
7 Sadovaya Street
Pushkin
St Petersburg 196601
Russia

Niccolo Berrettoni
The Virgin and Child with SS Elisabeth, John the Baptist and Joseph, c.1660
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 155-x
96 x 132 cm
Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; since the mid-19th century in the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo; Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin.

Carlo Cignani, c. 1670
Nativity
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 197-x
108 x 88 cm
Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; since the mid-19th century in the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo; Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin.

Jean Le Maire
Alexander Adorning the Tomb of Achilles, c.1635
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 204-x
246.5 x 157.8 cm
Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; in 19th century in the Tauride Palace, St Petersburg; late 1840s transferred to the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo; Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, autumn 1941 removed by German troops via Luga, Pskov and Riga to Konigsberg, arriving in April 1942; returned to Tsarskoye Selo, from Berlin by order of 6 January 1948, Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo; Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin

Jean Le Maire
Consulting the Sibylline Oracles, c.1635
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 205-x
246.8 x 157.8 cm
Provenance: Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; in 19th century in the Tauride Palace, St Petersburg; late 1840s transferred to the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo; Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin

Carlo Maratta
The Judgement of Paris, 1708
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 820-x
176 x 231 cm
Provenance: Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; 1960 transferred to the Catherine Palace, Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin. Russia
 


 

Washington, National Gallery of Art
2000B South Club Drive
Landover
MD 20785
USA

Frans Hals
Portrait of a Young Man, 1646-48
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 1937.1.71
68 x 55.4 cm
Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; February 1930 transferred to the Museum of Fine Arts (now Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts), Moscow; February 1931 sold via Matthiesen Gallery, Berlin; P.&D. Colnaghi & Co. m London; M Knoedler & Co., New York to Andrew W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Diego de Velazquez
Pope Innocent X, c. 1650
oil on canvas
Inv. No. 1937.1.80
49.2 x 41.3 cm
Provenance:Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton, 1779 Hermitage; 1930  acquired by Andrew Mellon, Pittsburg and Washington; 1937 A. W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; National Gallery of Art, Washington.