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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

Former Title(s):

View of the south façade of Lee Priory, Kent,

Thomas Barrett's Lee, Kent

Date:
1785
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 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:
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:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:199
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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)

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 76, 116, no. 32, pl. 32, N6764 Y34 1979 (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)

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)

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


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