Handel House Museum
In 1723, Handel took the lease on a new building in Brook Street, Mayfair. He would live in number 25 for the rest of his life and when he died, his servant John would inherit the lease and managed to raise enough money to purchase the things in the house to keep it as it was.
The house changed hands throughout the 19thC, and in 1905 was purchased by an antiques dealer, whose family would own the house until the 1970s. The changes he made were not entirely sympathetic and when in 2000 the Handel House Museum Trust took over the job of returning the house to how it would have looked in its first owner's day, they faced a tough challenge.
Patrick Baty carried out the paint analysis and mixed the paint colours specially.
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