Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 7: The Landscape as a Work of Art
At Chatsworth, the Devonshire Collection extends beyond the walls of the house. Throughout the garden and grounds, carefully curated sculptures are thoughtfully integrated with the landscape – “it’s like one amazing piece of land art,” says the 12th
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 6: Jan Van Der Vaardt’s Trompe l’oeil Violin
There are certain artworks that we feel an emotional connection to and to which we return again and again. Among the many such beloved pictures at Chatsworth, one in particular stands out: Jan Van Der Vaardt’s Trompe l’oeil Violin. Episode 6 reveals
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 5: The Needlework of Elizabethan Chatsworth
A rare depiction of the original Chatsworth House from around 1550 provides a vital connection to the past. Hundreds of years from now, visitors will look to Johnny Warrender’s many renderings of Chatsworth and its garden for a 21st-century view of t
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 4: The Lewinski Photo Archive
Between 1940 to 1970, photographer Jorge Lewinski took hundreds of images of important postwar artists in their studios: Francis Bacon, Bridget Riley, Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore among many others. “He recorded people, but he did it in such a wa
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 2: Commissioning Artworks Across Generations
There is a rich history of patronage at Chatsworth, which is filled with works commissioned directly from artists of their time, be it the early 19th century or the early 21st. This episode explores the relationship of trust between the artist and th
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 3: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Drawing of Leda and the Swan
We take you inside the Old Master cabinet at Chatsworth – a room usually closed to the public – where one of the world’s finest and most extensive collections of Old Master drawings is kept. Among these is a Leonardo da Vinci that was almost lost in
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 1: Lucian Freud’s 'Woman in a White Shirt'
A portrait of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, commissioned from Lucian Freud, caused a sensation in British society. Now 'Woman in a White Shirt' is “probably the most beautiful thing at Chatsworth,” says the current Duke.
Sneak Peek: 'Treasures from Chatsworth,' Presented by Huntsman Official Trailer
Premiering 28 November: The Devonshire Collection at historic Chatsworth House, seat of the Cavendish family for generations, is rich with thousands of objects spanning four centuries. Be part of this extraordinary world in Treasures from Chatsworth,
A Bird's Eye View of Chatsworth House
Soar above Chatsworth and zoom back down for incredibly detailed views of the remarkable sculptures that comprise Sotheby's 10th-annual Beyond Limits exhibition at the magnificent home of the Duke of Devonshire.
A Gravity-Defying Look at Chatsworth House
We guarantee you’ve never seen Chatsworth House this way before. Tour the historic grounds and gardens though Parkour specialist Chase Armitage’s eyes, as he leaps and flips from one incredible sculpture to the next.