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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Formerly attributed to Leonard Knyff, 1650–1721, Dutch, active in Britain (by 1681)
Title:
Pierrepont House, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Date:
ca. 1705
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 36 3/16 x 48 inches (91.9 x 121.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.125
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | buildings | children | church | costume | country house | dogs (animals) | espalier trees | exoticism | flowers (plants) | formal garden | gardens | genre subject | Gothic (Medieval) | grass | house | landscape | mansion | men | mythology | parterre | people | running | sculpture | stairs | statue | steps | vases | walking | women
Associated Places:
England | Nottingham | Nottinghamshire | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Flora
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

The Garden (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1979-05-21 - 1979-08-26)

Country Houses in Great Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-10-10 - 1980-01-29)

The Anglo-Dutch Garden in the age of William and Mary (Christie's (UK), 1989-01-03 - 1989-02-02)

Art in Focus : William III (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-04-08 - 2011-07-31)

Publications:
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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. 93, 114-15, 164; colour plate is opposite p. 49, no. 109, fig109a, Col. Pl . X, N6764 H36 + (YCBA)

John Dixon Hunt, The Dutch Garden in the Seventeenth Century, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., 1990, p. 184-185, 12, SB457.58 D86 1988 (YCBA)

David Jacques, Gardens of Court and Country : English Design , 1630-1730, New Haven : Yale Univeristy Press, 2017, pp. 162-163, fig. 123, SB466 G7 +J334 2017 (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. 60, 124, no. 137, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 13, 30-31, 106, no. 11, pl. 11, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

William III, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, pp. 12-13, 23, V2340

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. 240-41, no 96, pl. 96, SB457.6 H85 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA) Special Double issue has been separately catalogued.

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:345
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