Exhibitionist - Sentient Jet
Sotheby’s exhibitions Sotheby’s exhibitions
July 9, 2019

Sotheby’s Debuts Treasures from Chatsworth in NYC


If an art aficionado, and if in Manhattan this summer or fall, one of the most buzzworthy exhibitions opened last Friday—a must-see for those seeking an art bridge to past and present. Held June 28-September 13, Sotheby’s Treasures from Chatsworth offers a rare glimpse into the legendary Chatsworth House here in the United States.


Chatsworth House, in the United Kingdom, is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The house is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations, standing today among the most important stately homes in the UK. Rich with thousands of objects, the Devonshire Collection represents a grand tradition of collecting spanning half a millennium, and is widely celebrated as one of the most significant collections of art and objects in Europe.


Free of charge and open to the public, Treasures from Chatsworth is on view at Sotheby’s New York galleries (1334 York Avenue). These curated masterworks have been selected to represent the remarkable breadth of the Devonshire Collection. Fine art from Rembrandt van Rijn to Lucian Freud, furniture and decorative objects from the 16th century to 21st centuries, and exceptional jewels, garments, and archival materials commemorating historic occasions are all on view.


Sotheby’s exhibitions jewels crown

Coinciding with Sotheby’s 275th anniversary, as well as the opening of Sotheby’s reimagined New York galleriesTreasures from Chatsworth is designed by award-winning Creative Director David Korins, whose work includes set designs for the Broadway musical phenomena Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen, as well as past Sotheby’s exhibitions. The exhibition offers viewers an immersive experience, featuring extraordinary objects illustrative of the Devonshire Collection while simultaneously bringing to life Chatsworth House and its spectacular grounds.


“For this experience,” Korins said in a recent press statement, “I’ve curated this sweeping and diverse collection of art into installations of hyper-articulated, blown-up details of the Duke and Duchess’s home. I hope that our guests will be entertained, delighted, and treated to a deeper look into the textures, details and unique stories of the Cavendish family.”



Images © Devonshire Collection, reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees

Sentient Jet will use the information you provide in this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at hello@sentient.com. We will treat your information with confidentiality and respect. For more information about our privacy practices, please visit https://sentient.com/legal. By clicking the subscribe button above, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

The Sentient Jet 25-Hour Card and Sentient Jet 25-Hour Plus Card are programs of Sentient Jet, LLC (Sentient®), an “Air Charter Broker” under DOT regulations. Sentient acts as authorized agent for the Cardholder, which is the “Charterer” under DOT regulations, to contract for transportation services with FAR Part 135 Direct Air Carriers that operate and exercise full operational control over those flights at all times. Flights will be sourced through the proprietary Sentient Certified™ Network of Direct Air Carriers that meet all FAA or comparable foreign safety standards and additional safety standards established by Sentient.

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?