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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:
Bush Hill, Edmonton, London: Plan of a Knot Garden
Date:
1713
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink, and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches (25.1 x 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark, center: DC [?]

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, throughout, garden labeled with letters "a", "b", "c", "d", "e", "f" corresponding to key in pen and brown ink, lower left: "a Sand | b Cole ashes | c Ye Earth or | Border | d Gravell | e Coal ashes | f Ye Long Bo | r | [de]r; on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Draught of a Knot for | the Lower Quarter of | the Long Garden at | Bush-hill Drawn by | Mr Clarkes Gardiner 1713"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.362
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | knot garden | landscape architecture | plan (formal concept)
Associated Places:
Edmonton | England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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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)

Publications:
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David Jacques, Gardens of Court and Country : English Design , 1630-1730, New Haven : Yale Univeristy Press, 2017, p. 206, fig. 165, SB466 G7 +J334 2017 (YCBA)

Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, Mapping a National Style, topography & landscape at the Yale Center for British Art , Apollo, v. 165, no. 542, April, 2007, p. 56, fig. 4, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 6768, no. 48, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7991
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