PRESS RELEASE: 17 October 2012
Selection of gems purchased by Sir John Soane for £1,000 from the 1st Marquess of Buckingham, owner of Stowe.
The Tribune at Strawberry Hill prior to restoration, 2008, (Kilian O’Sullivan/Strawberry Hill Trust).
The Round Drawing Room ceiling at Strawberry Hill after restoration, 2010, (Kilian O’Sullivan/Strawberry Hill Trust).
Master of the Soane Hours, The Tower of Babel from the Soane Hours, Ghent or Bruges, after 1512.
Giulio Clovio (1498 - 1578), page from Cardinal Marino Grimani’s Commentary on the Epistle of St Paul to the Romans, c. 1537-38