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Criticisms on art, and sketches of the picture galleries of England : with catalogues of the principal galleries, now first collected / by William Hazlitt. Edited by his son.

William Hazlitt

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Second edition


London: C. Templeman, 6 Great Portland Street, MDCCCLVI

Physical Description

x, 335 p., lxxxiv ; 18 cm. (hbk).


Criticisms on the picture galleries of England: The Angerstein Gallery, The Dulwich Gallery, The Marquis of Stafford’s Gallery, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, The Grosvenor Pictures, Pictures at Wilton, Stourhead, etc, Pictures at Burleigh House, Pictures at Oxford and Blenheim -- On Hogarth's Marriage a la mode -- on the fine arts -- On the Elgin marbles -- Fonthill Abbey -- On Flaxman's lectures on sculpture; Appendix: Catalogue of pictures in the National Gallery -- Catalogue of pictures in the Dulwich Gallery -- Catalogue of pictures at Hampton Court -- Catalogue of pictures at Windsor Castle -- Catalogue of pictures at Grosvenor House -- Catalogue of pictures at Wilton -- Catalogue of pictures at Stourhead -- Catalogue of pictures at Longford Castle -- Catalogue of pictures at Burleigh -- Catalogue of pictures at Blenheim -- Catalogue of pictures at the Bodleian Library


Ex Harris Free Public Reference Library, Preston

Binding Note

Publisher's green pebble-grain cloth, blind-stamped covers, gilt-lettered spine.

Name as Subject


Art Criticism - [19th Century - United Kingdom]
Collections - [19th Century - United Kingdom]


William Hazlitt, editor
J. Bensley, printer
C. Templeman, publisher
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, previous owner