THE LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, YALE UNIVERSITY
Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill Collection
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Portrait of John Shorter of Bybrook, Kent, (c.1684-1746)
1700-1750
Dahl, Michael (Swedish painter, 1659-1743, active in England), after
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Marriage of a Saint
c.1475-1500
Flemish
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Toledo Museum of Art, Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, Acc. No. 26.74
 
 
 
Clock and bracket
16th century (clock); mid-18th century (bracket)
Unknown Creator
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Portrait Miniature of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset
c. 1534-35
Horenbout, Lucas (South Netherlandish painter, c. 1490-1544, active in England)
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R. Clamp after S. Harding. Stipple engraving, February 1794.  Laid in Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of A Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Book of swan-marks
16th century
English
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Book of swan-marks . Page 17. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Farmington, CT.
 
 
 
Frontispiece to Ode on the Death of A Favourite Cat in Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, For Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray
1753
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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Bentley, Richard. Frontispiece to Ode on the Death of A Favourite Cat. Pen and ink, 1753. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
‘Diverses Fantaisies de Noble Iac Callot’
after 1633
Callot, Jacques, Follower of
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection 1943. 1943.3.2232
 
 
 
Model of an eagle
1787
Damer, Anne Seymour (English sculptor, 1749-1828)
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Jones, John after James Roberts. The Osprey or Fishing Eagle. Designed by James Roberts, Engraved by John Jones after the original by Mrs. Damer. Published June 26, 1790. Stipple with etching.
 
 
 
Portrait of Sir Francis Drake
1581
Hilliard, Nicholas (English miniature painter, c.1547-1619), Studio of
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(c) National Portrait Gallery, London.
 
 
 
Portrait of Grinling Gibbons
1659-1710
Medina, John Baptist de (Flemish-Spanish painter, 1659-1710, active in Scotland)
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British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings. 1852,0214.375
 
 
 
Charter of the Forests
1299
English
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25 most precious coins and medals in the rose-wood case


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An Album of Portrait Drawings of Francis I, Members of his Family and Court, with added French Portrait Drawings
mid-sixteenth century
Unknown Creator
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Travelling library of the Master of the Rolls Sir Julius Caesar (44 volumes of classical authors)
1591-1619
Caesar, Sir Julius (English, bap. 1558- d. 1636)
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Designs and drawings by Richard Bentley
[1760]
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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Title page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585
 
 
 
[34 original drawings... from which engravings were made for Horace Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting, 1st ed.]

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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Vertue, George. Sevonyanse Portrait painter. Red crayon on blue paper. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Farmington, CT.
 
 
 
Padlock in the shape of a hand

Unknown Creator
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[Carter, John] Old Weapons in the Armoury. Ink and watercolor, n.d. Laid in Richard Bull's extra-illustrated copy of a Description of the Villa at Strawberry Hill. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Oil Lamp
c. 1600
Prieur, Barthelemy (French sculptor, 1536-1611), Attr to
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A genealogical table of all the kings and princes of Wales from Cadwalader last King of Britain to Lhewelyn last Prince of Wales of the British blood : with the descent of his present Majesty King George as also of the Right Honourable Robert Lord Walpole
c. 1723
Philipps, Sir John (English politician, 1700–1764)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Pattern (Piedfort) for Shilling, or Presentation Piece, of Edward VI

English
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British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals. 1842,0523.5 (recto)
 
 
 
Penny of Henry I, moneyer Osulf, mint of Wallingford
c. 1119
English
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British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals. 1842,0523.4
 
 
 
Fragment of soverign of Elizabeth I
1597-1600 (original); obverse recut 1742.
English
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British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals. 1842,0523.2
 
 
 
Coin of Antony and Octavia
38 BC
Roman
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British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals. 1842,0523.1
 
 
 
Portfolio of original drawings of Heads, Antiquities, Monuments, Views, &c

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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Vertue, George. [Samuel Butler, 1612-1680].  Red crayon, n.d. Laid in: Vertue's Portfolio of Original Drawings... The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 3581
 
 
 
Portrait of Francis Seymour Conway, Earl of Hertford

Astley, John (British artist, 1720-1787)
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Portrait of Henry Gyles

Place, Francis (English printmaker and potter, 1647-1728)
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British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings. 1852,0214.372
 
 
 
Industry and Idleness, 12 plate series
c.1746-7
Hogarth, William (English painter and engraver, 1697-1764)
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Engraving. British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings.
 
 
 
Catalogue of the Pictures of King Charles I
London: Bathoe, 1757
Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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Catalogue of the Pictures of King Charles I. Title Page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2478
 
 
 
View of Strawberryhill by Mr. Bentley, 1753
1753
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
The Illiad and the Odyssey, translated by Alexander Pope
1707
Homer
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Title Page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2399
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Lady Penelope Compton, Wife of Sir Edward Nicholas

Cooper, Samuel (English miniaturist, 1607/8-1672)
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The Trustees of the Ninth Duke of Buccleuch’s Chattels Fund
 
 
 
Portrait Miniature of Mary Fairfax, Duchess of Buckingham
c. 1657
Cooper, Samuel (English miniaturist, 1607/8-1672)
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The Trustees of the Ninth Duke of Buccleuch’s Chattels Fund
 
 
 
Portrait of Charles II
1660-1670
Faithorne, William, the elder (British engraver, c.1620–1691)
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British Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings. 1842,0806.376
 
 
 
Entrance from the Road at Strawberry Hill
1758
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol. 29. From the album ‘Drawings and Designs by Richd. Bentley’ (ca. 1760, fol.29)
 
 
 
“Perspective of the Hall & Staircase at Strawberryhill”
c. 1753
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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 The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol.30. From Drawings and designs by Richd. Bentley [1760, fol.30]
 
 
 
“Chimneypiece in the Refectory or great parlour at Strawberryhill”
c.1754
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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 The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol.32. From Drawings and Designs by Richd. Bentley (ca. 1760, fol. 32)
 
 
 
“Design for the Library at Strawberry hill …”

Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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 The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol.37 from Drawings and Designs by Richd. Bentley (ca. 1760, fol.37)
 
 
 
[Alternate design for the Library at Strawberry Hill]

Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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Bentley, Richard. [Alternate design for the Library at Strawberry Hill]. Pen and ink and wash. Mounted in HW’s Designs and Drawings by Bentley, 49.3585 (folio 38). The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
“First Idea for the Chapel Tribune at Strawberry hill”
c. 1758
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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 The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol.58 from Drawings and Designs by Richd. Bentley (ca. 1760, fol. 58)
 
 
 
“Sketch of the Gallery at Strawberryhill”
c. 1759
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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 The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol.56 From Drawings and Designs by Richd. Bentley (ca. 1760, fol. 56)
 
 
 
“Screen in the Holbein chamber at Strawberryhill”
c. 1750s
Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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 The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3585 fol.55 from Drawings and Designs by Richd. Bentley (ca. 1760, fol. 55)
 
 
 
A Description of the Earl of Pembroke’s Pictures
1731
Gambarini, Carlo, of Lucca
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Gambarini. A description of the Earl of Pembroke's pictures. Title Page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2378
 
 
 
Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray
1753
Gray, Thomas (English poet, 1716–1771)
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Ode on the death of a favourite cat in Designs by Mr. R. Bentley for six poems by Mr. T. Gray.
 
 
 
Scritte di varie cose antiche
probably 1690s
Bartoli, Pietro Santi (Italian engraver, draughtsman and painter, 1615-1700)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2371
 
 
 
An account of the remains of the worship of Priapus
1786
Knight, Richard Payne (1750-1824)
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Knight, Richard Payne. An account of the remains of the worship of Priapus. Title Page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
 
 
Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica et Æneis
1766
Virgilius Maro, Publius
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Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica et Æneis. Title Page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2482
 
 
 
Collection of Letters and Other Manuscripts
1779 Jul 1-1780 Sep 10
Du Deffand de La Lande, Marie Anne de Vichy Charmrond, marquise, (1697-1780)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2545
 
 
 
Lettres, memoires et negociations particulières du Chevalier d'Eon
1764
Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d' (1728-1810)
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Lettres, memoires et negociations particulières du Chevalier d'Eon. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
Geographia antiqua
1726
Moll, Herman (d. 1732)
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Moll, Herman. Thirty two new and accurate maps of the geography of the ancients. Title Page. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2428
 
 
 
Memoires du comte de Grammont
1772
Hamilton, Anthony, Count
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2511
 
 
 
Anecdotes of Painting in England
1765
Walpole, Horace (English writer and connoisseur, 1717–1797)
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Walpole, Horace. Anecdotes of painting. Volume 3. Second Edition. 49 2520, p. 136. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2520
 
 
 
Arms of the Knights of the Garter
1573
Dethick, Sir Gilbert (English herald, 1499/1500–1584)
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Arms of the Knights of the Garter. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. 49 2551
 
 
 
Original Drawings and Sketches

Chute, John (English architect, 1701-1776)
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Chute, John. Design for long Gallery and Round Tower, exterior from Chute's Original Drawings and Sketches. 49.3490 folio 17. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
 
 
 
The History of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, from Its Foundation Until These Times….
1658
Sir William Dugdale
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The Vyne, The Chute Collection (The National Trust)
 
 
 
A Collection of Prints, Engraved by Various Persons of Quality
1775 (Volume 1)

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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3588
 
 
 
Designs for a gothic columbarium at Strawberry hill

Bentley, Richard (British author and draftsman, 1708-1782)
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St. John the Baptist Preaching. Verso: Male Figure Kneeling Towards the Left, Hands Clasped in Prayer

Zuccaro, Taddeo (Italian painter and draftsman, 1529-1566)
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Sr. Nathaniel Bacon

Chambars, Thomas (British artist, c.1724-1789)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.1
 
 
 
Mrs Mary Beale Paintress

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.2
 
 
 
Francesco Cleyn

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.3
 
 
 
Francis Cleyn. Senior Pictor
1646?
Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.4
 
 
 
Edward Courtney earl of Devonshire

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.5
 
 
 
Gibson the Dwarf

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.6
 
 
 
Hemskirke Drol-painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.7
 
 
 
Cornelius Jansens, Pictor

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.8
 
 
 
Le Fevre

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.9
 
 
 
Wm Lodge.....Gent

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.10
 
 
 
John Baptist Monoyer

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.11
 
 
 
Dan: Mytens Pictor magna Britannia Regis

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.12
 
 
 
Mr. Francis Place of York

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.13
 
 
 
Corn: Poelenburgh pictor

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.14
 
 
 
Riley from a picture at Adlington in Cheshire

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.15
 
 
 
Nicholas Stone Junr Statuary and architect Ob.165

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.16
 
 
 
Nicholas Stone Senior

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.17
 
 
 
Monument of Nicholas Stone Senior

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.18
 
 
 
Mr. John Sybrecht Landskip painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.19
 
 
 
Henry Cornelius Vroom

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.20
 
 
 
John Wycke Battle Painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.21
 
 
 
Frederico Zucchero Pictor

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.22
 
 
 
Belcom paint

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.23
 
 
 
H. Cooke history painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.24
 
 
 
Oratio Gentileschi, pictor

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.25
 
 
 
Adrian Hanneman Pictor

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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Ger. Honthorst Pictor

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.27
 
 
 
Corn. Ketel. Painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.28
 
 
 
Sir. Antonio More

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.29
 
 
 
Sevonyanse portrait painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.30
 
 
 
Henry Stone painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.31
 
 
 
Henry Tilson painter

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.32
 
 
 
Adrian Van-Diest

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.33
 
 
 
Paul Vansomer

Vertue, George (English printmaker and antiquary, 1684-1756)
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The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. Folio 49 3664.34
 
 
 
Qui Color albus erat, nunc est contrarius albo
ca. 1743
Hogarth, William (English painter and engraver, 1697-1764), after
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