Yale Center for British Art
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:
espalier trees | architectural subject | dogs (animals) | landscape | walking | running | steps | stairs | women | men | children | mythology | costume | genre subject | statue | parterre | formal garden | country house | mansion | buildings | church | people | Gothic (Medieval) | exoticism | grass | flowers (plants) | house | vases | gardens | sculpture
Associated Places:
United Kingdom | England | Nottingham | Nottinghamshire
Currently On View:
On view
Exhibition History:
Art in Focus : William III (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-04-08 - 2011-07-31)

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

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

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

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

Publications:
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)

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)

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.

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

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