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Jan Stevens, died 1722

South Prospect of Hampton Court, Herefordshire

ca. 1705
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
82 x 94 inches (208.3 x 238.8 cm)

Inscribed in ocher-color paint, lower left: "The South | Prospect of | Hampton Court | in Herifordsheir"

Signed in ocher-color paint, lower left: "Don by Mr Stevens"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bird's-eye view | country house | fields | fountain | gardens | hills | landscape | mansion | park (grounds) | river | walls
Associated Places:
England | Herefordshire | United Kingdom
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 Garden (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1979-05-21 - 1979-08-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Nicholas Alfrey, Mapping the landscape, essays on art and cartography , Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham [England], 1990, pp. 9-12, GA105 M27 1990 (YCBA) + [YCBA]

John Anthony, The Renaissance garden in Britain, 4, Shire Publications, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, UK, 1991, p. 83, SB466 G7 A57 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine Beale, Hampton Court, Hampton Court Estate, Herefordshire [England], 2000, p. 11, fig. 7, DA690 H2 B42 2000 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 212-213, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 7, 8, 12, 25-26, 103, no. 6,, pl. 6, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Linda Cabe Halpern, Wrest Park 1686-1730s: Exploring Dutch Influence, Garden History, vol. 30, Winter 2002, pp. 142-3, fig. 7, SB451 G37 (HAAS) Available online through JStor. [ORBIS]

John Harris, Bird's-eye Views at Yale, Country Life, vol. 164, November 30, 1978, pp. 1821, 1823, fig. 4, S3 C68 OVERSIZE (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. 93, 94, 95, 119, 122, and btwn 160 & 161, no. 120, fig120,Col. Pl. XVI, N6764 H36 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Dixon Hunt, The Dutch Garden in the Seventeenth Century, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., 1990, p. 196, fig. 23, SB457.58 D86 1988 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Paul Mellon's Legacy : a passion for British art [large print labels], , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 P381 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Phillips Son & Neale, Hampton Court, Antique Contents of the Mansion sale Wednesday and Thursday 21st and 22nd June 1972 Sale No. 19,059 , London, 1972, p. 55, no. 555, Not Available at Yale [OCLC]

Colin Platt, The great rebuildings of Tudor and Stuart England, revolutions in architectural taste , University College Press, London, 1994, p. 51, fig. 19, NA965 P63 1994 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Christopher Ridgeway, Sir John Vanbrugh and landscape architecture in Baroque England, 1690-1730, Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud, 2000, p. 162, fig. 114, NJ18 V27 S57 2000 YCBA [ORBIS]

Sabin Galleries Ltd., A country house portrayed : Hampton Court, Herefordshire, 1699-1840., Hampton Court, Herefordshire, 1699-1840 , London, UK, February 27-March 21, 1973, verso of front cover and p. [6], item 3, pl. I, DealerCat Sabin Gallerie Ltd (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Steegman, The artist and the country house, descriptive notes by Dorothy Stroud on the houses illustrated in the paintings , Country Life, London New York, 1949, pp. 34, 57, fig. 2, ND1354 S8 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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. 237-38, no. 94, pl. 94, SB457.6 H85 (LC)+ Oversize (YCBA) Special Double issue has been separately catalogued. [YCBA]

Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British architect. , Colen Campbell, London, 1715, v. 3, no. 75, L 10.5 Folio A (YCBA Rare Books) Available online in Eighteenth Century Collections Online [Gale] [ORBIS]

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