Reid Barbour
Barbour, Reid
Barbour, Reid
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Description: The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World
The natural and artificial curiosities displayed in the painting known as The Paston Treasure were largely assembled by Sir William Paston, first Baronet (1610–1663), over the course of his travels in Italy, Egypt, Jerusalem, Turkey, and the Netherlands— and also possibly by his ancestors (see chapter 15). This collection then passed to Sir...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
Related print edition pages: pp.232-237