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View of the Menagerie at Kew

Artist:
Thomas Sandby (British, baptized Nottingham 1723–1798 Windsor)
Architect:
Sir William Chambers (British (born Sweden), Göteborg 1723–1796 London)
Date:
1763
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 13/16 x 17 11/16 in. (27.5 x 45 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.19.40
Not on view
Leaf 40 in William Chambers album of drawings, "Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Perspective Views of the Gardens and Buildings of Kew" (25.19)
Inscription: Signed in brown ink, below image lower right: "TSandby delin"
Inscribed below image: View of the Menagerie"
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (British, born Scotland, Edinburgh 1713–1792 London); Vendor: James Rimell
Harris 1971, p. 57, pl. 40
John Harris Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture, Sculpture, Decoration and Landscape Gardening: 1550-1900, in American Collections. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1971, pl. 40, p. 57.

Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World. Exh. cat., Yale Center for British Art, 2 February to 30 April, and Kensington Palace, 22 June to 12 November. Joanna Marschner, New Haven, 2017, cat. no. 29.38, pp. 504-505, ill.



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