View of Such Parts as are Seen from the Building at the Head of the Lake at Stowe, Buckinghamshire, Jacques Rigaud (French, Marseilles 1681–1754 Paris), Ink and wash

View of Such Parts as are Seen from the Building at the Head of the Lake at Stowe, Buckinghamshire

Artist:
Jacques Rigaud (French, Marseilles 1681–1754 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1739
Medium:
Ink and wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 5/8 x 30 3/16 in. (37.2 x 76.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.79(2)
Not on view
Inscription: In pen and brown ink at lower left center: "View of such parts as are seen from the Building at the Head of the Lake." At lower right center in pen and brown ink: "Veüe de ce que se voit du Batiment à la Tête du Lac."
Thomas Grenville (British), 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); Edwards (British), (?) Peter Willis writes that the album was purchased at the Philipps 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. 5, ill.

Peter Willis Charles Bridgeman and the English Landscape Garden. A. Zwemmer, 1977, fig. no. 133, ill.