presents Prints of Art works from the world's Galleries and Museums
You will be able to see the Print on this site and then visit
the Gallery and see the original !
This page contains
information about the Institute, major works of art and links
to their official site
(coming The 2nd page will contain Prints of works from
the Museum )
The former private estate of the railroad magnate Henry E Huntington
includes world-class collections of books, manuscripts and art.
Oxford Road San Marino California 91108
The main Art Gallery at the Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens
located in San Marino, Southern California contains a large collection of
primarily European art works including 'The Blue Boy' by Thomas Gainsborough and
'Pinkie' by Sarah Barrett Moulton.
It was formerly the residence of Henry E. Huntington (1850-1927 and his wife.
The library (separate building) contains more than one million rare books, 6.5
million manuscripts including a Gutenberg Bible and thousands of historical
documents about Abraham Lincoln.
The entire estate is approx.150 acres of which 120 acres encompass superb
botanical gardens including the Desert garden, one of the world's largest
collections of cacti and other succulents, and spectacular Australian, Japanese
and Chinese gardens.
Huntington Library's newest garden
located on a 12 acre site is the Liu
Fang Yuan, the Garden of Flowing
Fragrance. It is one of the largest
classical Chinese gardens outside
A shimmering lake, hand-carved
bridges, wooden pavilions and stone
terraces greet the visitor and
feature China's centuries-old
techniques of master craftsmanship.
ART MASTERPIECES in
the Huntington Library Art Collection include: Gainsborough:
The Blue Boy Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Boy 1770 Gainsborough
original is in the
Huntington Library Art Collection San Marino California/