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Creator:
Print made by William Elliot, active 1774, died 1792, British
after William Woollett, 1735–1785, British
Commissioned by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:
Kew: The White House, Orangery, and Temple of Arethusa
Date:
c. 1760
Medium:
Engraving hand colored in watercolor on moderately thick, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 1/2 x 21in. (36.8 x 53.3cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Paul Mellon Collector stamp

Lettered within plate, below image, lower left: "Wm. Woollett delin."; right; "Wm. Elliott Sculpt.-"; lower left: "A View of the Palace from the North side of the Lake, the Green House, | & the Temple of Arethusa, in the Royal Gardens at Kew."; right: "Vue du Palais prise du Nord de l'Etang, avec la Serre et le Temple | & d' Arethuse, dans le Jardin Royal de Kew."; lower center: "London, Printed for Robert Sayer in Fleet Street, Carington Bowles in St. Paul's Churchyard, & John Bowles in Cornhil."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14582
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Early Georgian Landscape Garden (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-04-20 - 1983-06-26)

Publications:
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 345, fig. 19.15, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40556
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