View of Sion House

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

June 1, 1795

GUSN

GUSN-175383

Description

Aquatint in frame of field with trees, river and a building. There are eight figures and a dog in the foreground and a few boats with people in the river. There is a mock frame around the scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

aquatints (prints)
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
aquatint (printing process)
Print

Inscription

"J. Farrington R.A. del. Pub. June 1 1795 by J & J Boydell, Shakespeare View of Sion - House from Kew - Garden. - Gallery, Pall - Mall. & N.o 90 Cheapside. J.C. Stadles Sculp." (printed)
"Sion House. / Sent of the Dukes of / Northumberland / on the Thames opposite / Kew Gardens. It is / a burgh square 18th / century house but / the grounds are very / beautiful. On top of the house is the Lion formerly / on Northumberland House / at Trafalgar Square. / We visited Sion House and / went over the gardens in / 1928. There are some very fine sequias, cedards and cedars of Lebannon / SW Phillips." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P354
FA002

Maker

After Farrington, Joseph, 1747-1821 (Artist)
Stadler, Joseph Constantine (Engraver)
J. & J. Boydell (Publisher)

Dimensions

12 1/16 x 16 2/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.777

Places

London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)