Golden Globes 2016 Best-Dressed Celebrities
Awards season is officially underway tonight with the Golden Globes, and we are going to make things easy for you: we’ve selected the celebrities who looked the best on tonight’s red carpet. Behold!
INTERVIEW: Curator Dr. Thierry Morel discusses his new exhibition ‘Houghton Revisited’ | Russian Art + Culture
The magnificent art collection of Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, sold to Catherine the Great to adorn the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, has been reassembled in its spectacular original setting of Houghton Hall for the first time in over 200 years. Houghton Revisited runs from 17 May-29 September 2013 and is a unique …
Houghton Hall - Stable Square - water feature fountain
Houghton Hall was the home of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain's first Prime Minister from 1721 to 1742. Houghton was built between 1722 and 1735. This is the Stable Square at Houghton Hall. Inside is the Soldier Museum, Restaurant, Gift Shop and Stables. This is the second stables that Sir Robert Walpole built at Houghton, between 1733 and 1735. The external walls are made of the local yellow Snettisham stone and the walls are brick. The stables replaces an earlier quadrangle built between 1719…
Houghton Hall....Take A Tour Of One Of England’s Grandest Estate Homes
Houghton Hall was built for Sir Robert Walpole between 1722 and 1735. Walpole was Britain’s first Prime Minister, and this palatial house was intended to celebrate his rising political fortunes. The state rooms have always been a showpiece. They still retain their original decoration, designed by the architect William Kent, and their original furnishings. Walpole employed the architects James Gibbs and Colen Campbell to draw up plans for the house while William Kent took charge of the…
Поместье Хоутон-холл в Англии
В английском поместье Хоутон-холл праздник: семьдесят из двухсот картин, проданных Екатерине II внуком первого владельца Роберта Уолпола, временно возвратились домой. На полгода интерьеры замка приняли свой первоначальный облик, каким его задумал знаменитый архитектор Уильям Кент.
hotel-haute-societe: Sybil (nee Sassoon), Marchioness of... (Art Deco)
Sybil (nee Sassoon), Marchioness of Cholmondeley photographed by Cecil Beaton in the gardens at Houghton Hall, Norfolk, late 1920s
Fabulous New Art and Decorative Arts Exhibit Opens in October in San Francisco
The dramatic ‘Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House’ opens at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor October 18. This vivid show takes art and history lovers on an inside tour of Houghton Hall’s grand rooms hung with historic portraits. It reveals a great English country house with its fine art, eccentricity, beautiful collections, changing fortunes, and a new young owner who is determined to embrace, refresh and revived his inheritance. I was incredibly fortunate to…