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Creator:
John Dixon, active 1785–1801, British
formerly unknown artist, nineteenth century
Formerly attributed to Hendrik Frans de Cort, 1742–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1789)
Title:

Lee Priory, Kent

Date:
1785
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 x 38 3/4 inches (63.5 x 98.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in ocher-color paint, lower left: "Dixon Pinx. | 1785"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.1.8
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | brown | clouds | country house | Gothic Revival | green | house | landscape | octagon | park (grounds) | priory | trees
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Ickham | Kent | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Barrett, Thomas (1744–1803), antiquary
Wyatt, James (1746–1813), architect
Walpole, Horatio [Horace], fourth earl of Orford (1717–1797)
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:199
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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) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 40-41, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 76, 116, no. 32, pl. 32, 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. 333, 338, 339, no. 382, fig. 382, N6764 H36 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Peter N. Lindfield, Rediscovering Lee Priory's Lost Library Ante-Chamber, Georgian Group Journal, v. 25, The Group, London, p. 207, fig. 1, NA966 G46 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Matthew M. Reeve, "A Child of Strawberry": Thomas Barrett and Lee Priory, Burlington Magazine, v. CLVIX, London, December 2015, p, 836, N1 B87 2015 [ORBIS]


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