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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

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 (cropped to image): 6 5/16 x 19 15/16 inches (16 x 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:

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

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.

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