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View of the House from the Parterre at Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Artist:
Jacques Rigaud (French, Marseilles 1681–1754 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1739
Medium:
Ink and wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 11/16 x 21 1/16 in. (37.3 x 53.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.79(13)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left center in pen and brown ink: "View of the House from the Parterre." In pen and brown ink at lower right center: "Veüe de la Façade du Chateau du Coté du Partere [sic]"; lower right: "14"
Thomas Grenville (British, 1755–1846), according to Peter Willis, Thomas Grenville was either Viscount Cobham's nephew (1719-1747), a brother-in-law of William Pitt; or else Cobham's great-nephew Thomas Grenville (1755-1846), a book collector and donor of the Grenville Library to the British Museum.; Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (British, 1792–1872); Edwards (London), (?) Peter Willis writes that the album was purchased at the Phillips sale by "Edwards" for £14.0s.0d.; Vendor: F. & G. Staack
John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 182
Peter Willis "Jacques Rigaud's Drawings of Stowe in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." in Eighteenth-Century Studies. Baltimore, 1972, fig. no. 3, ill.

Peter Willis Charles Bridgeman and the English Landscape Garden. A. Zwemmer, 1977, fig. no. 130, ill.



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