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unknown artist
after Daniel Marot the Elder, 1661–1752
formerly attributed to Leonard Knyff, 1650–1721
after Daniel Marot the Elder, 1661–1752

Design for the Parterre at Hampton Court

Additional Title(s):

Design for Ornamental Gardens and the Long Water at Hampton Court Palace

early 18th century
Gray ink with watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 6 5/16 × 19 15/16 inches (16 × 50.6 cm)

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 undetermined
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
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
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IIIF Manifest:

The Age of William III and Mary II (Folger Shakespeare Library, 1989-02-13 - 1989-04-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Age of William III and Mary II (The Grolier Club, 1988-12-13 - 1989-01-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Country Houses in Great Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-10-10 - 1980-01-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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

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) [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. [YCBA]

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