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unknown artist eighteenth century
Formerly attributed to Theodore de Bruyn, 1730–1804
The Hermitage
Former Title(s):

The Hermitage North End Road, London

A View of Mr. Foote's Villa at North End
ca. 1772
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
32 1/2 x 51 3/8 inches (82.6 x 130.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
actor | agriculture | architectural subject | basket | bench | boy | brick | bridge (built work) | buildings | child | cityscape | country house | espalier trees | fields | garden | gardening | gate | mansion | mother | playwright | pond | river | serpentine (shape) | son | trees | wall | water | woman
Associated Places:
England | London | St. John's Church, Smith Square | St. Paul's Cathedral | United Kingdom | Westminster | Westminster Abbey
Associated People:
Foote, Samuel (bap. 1721, d. 1777), actor and playwright
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

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]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Christopher Christie, The British country house in the eighteenth century, Manchester University Press, Manchester [England] New York, 2000, p. 156, fig. no. 63, NA7562 C57 2000 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 47, 112, no. 24, pl. 24, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Harris, The artist and the country house, a history of country house and garden view painting in Britain, 1540-1870 , Sotheby Parke Bernet, London Totowa, N.J., 1979, pp. 308, 324, 325, no. 365, fig.365 and col. pl XXVI, N6764 H36 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ian Kelly, Mr. Foote's Other Leg, Comedy, Tragedy and Murder in Georgian London , Picador, London, 2012, plate section 2, no. 5, 53 F73 K45 (Lewis Walpole Librray) [ORBIS]

Mark Laird, The flowering of the landscape garden, English pleasure grounds, 1720-1800 , University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1999, p. 324, fig. no. 194, SB457.6 L349 1999 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon : Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, , 1,2, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 43 (v.1), no. 14, pl. 226, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 14 (v.1)..., no. 45, pl. 46, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) [YCBA]

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 61, 126, no. 143, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Newenham Summerson, Georgian London, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2003, NA970 .S96 2003 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon : [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965, , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 55 (v.1), no. 202, pl. 46, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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