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Creator:
unknown artist
after Daniel Marot the Elder, 1661–1752, French, active in the Netherlands and Britain
formerly attributed to Leonard Knyff, 1650–1721, Dutch, active in Britain (by 1681)
after Daniel Marot the Elder, 1661–1752, French, active in the Netherlands and Britain
Title:
Design for the Parterre at Hampton Court
Date:
early 18th century
Medium:
Gray ink with watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/16 x 19 15/16 inches (16 x 50.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in 20th century hand in graphite, upper left: "LEONARD KNYFF: DESIGN FOR ORNAMENTAL GARDENS AND | THE LONG WATER AT HAMPTON COURT PALACE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6212
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | avenues | balustrades | buildings | canal | carriages | costume | crowd | design | fences | formal garden | fountains | garden | garden elevation | gates | gowns | grounds | hats | horses (animals) | landscape | layout | men | palace | parterre | paths | patterns | plan (drawing) | pools | sedan chair | soldiers | spears | staffs | statues | steeple | steps | topiary | trees | urns | walkways | women
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Hampton Court | London | Richmond upon Thames (borough) | United Kingdom
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Country Houses in Great Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-10-10 - 1980-01-29)

The Age of William III and Mary II (The Grolier Club, 1988-12-13 - 1989-01-29)

The Age of William III and Mary II (Folger Shakespeare Library, 1989-02-13 - 1989-04-06)

Publications:
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David Jacques, Gardens of Court and Country : English Design , 1630-1730, New Haven : Yale Univeristy Press, 2017, pp. 168-169, fig. 126, SB466 G7 +J334 2017 (YCBA)

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, p. 67, no. 47, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

The Anglo-Dutch garden in the age of William and Mary, De Gouden Eeuw van de Hollandse Tuinkunst , Journal of Garden History., vol. 8, nos. 2 & 3, London : Taylor & Francis, c1988, April - September 1988, pp. 21, 215, no. 82c, pl. 82c, SB457.6 H85 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA) Special Double issue has been separately catalogued.

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10958
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