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Leonard Knyff, 1650–1721, Dutch, active in Britain (by 1681)
The North Prospect of Hampton Court, Herefordshire
ca. 1699
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 58 3/8 x 84 3/8 inches (148.3 x 214.3 cm)

In orcher-color paint, lower right: "by Mr. Knife"

Inscribed in orcher-color paint, lower right: "The North Prospect of | Hampton Court with ye | Park + Decoy"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
country house | fields | gardens | grounds | house | landscape | north | park (grounds) | woods
Associated Places:
England | Hereford and Worcester | United Kingdom
Not on view
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)

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John Cornforth, Hampton Court, Herefordshire - II, the Property of Captain the Hon. Philip Smith , Country Life, vol. 153, March 1, 1973, pp. 518, 519, 520-21, figs. 2 and 3, S3 C68+ OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Theodore Crombie, Delights of Draughtsmanship, Apollo, vol. 97, February 1973, pp. 178-179, fig. 8, N1 A54 97:1 OVERSIZE (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. 94, 05, 117 (see cat. no. 113),119, 120 (see cat no. 117), 122, no. 115, no. 115b and col. pl. XVb, N6764 H36 + (YCBA)

European furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, highlights of the collection , Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York New Haven, 2006, p. 64, fig. 37, Available online through JSTOR Hardcopy also available: NK2525 M48X 2006 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

B. N., Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions, General-Sabin Galleries , Burlington Magazine, vol. 115, March 1973, pp. 190-193, fig. 25, N1 B87 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Geraldine Norman, £ 50,000 for two outsize country house views, The Times (London), London, 23 June 1972, p. 18, Available Online: Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

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. 554, Not Available at Yale

Christopher Rowell, Turner at Petworth, Tate Publishing, London, 2002, p. 44, fig. 33, NJ18 T85 R68 2002 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Sabin Galleries Ltd., A country house portrayed : Hampton Court, Herefordshire, 1699-1840., Hampton Court, Herefordshire, 1699-1840 , London, UK, February 27-March 21, 1973, front cover and p. [4], item. 1, Pl. VII, DealerCat Sabin Gallerie Ltd (YCBA)

Roy C. Strong, Artist & the Garden, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2000, pp. 139-142, no. 171, ND1460 G37 S77 2000 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, The Dictionary of 16th & 17th Century British Painters, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1988, p. 159, ND464 W38 1988 (LC) (YCBA)

Giles Worsley, British Stable, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004, pp. 91, 93, fig. 90, NA8340 W67 2004

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 7,8,12,23-24, 102, no. 4, pl. 4, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

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