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Title:

The Thames at Richmond, with the Old Royal Palace

Maker:

Unknown; painter

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style:

Flemish

Period:

early 17th Century

Production
Note:

Companion picture to no. 95.

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 152.1, cm
width, 304.2, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Notes(s):

Engraved: line-engravings by R.B. Godfrey, 1774 (in Thomas Maurice, 'Richmond Hill', 1774); by I. Barlow (in J. Nichols, 'The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth', 1823, vol. II, p. 413); anonymous (in R. Garnett, 'Richmond', 1896).
The lettering in the margin of Godfrey's engraving reads: (dedication) "To the Right Honorable VISCOUNTESS FITZ-WILLIAMS, this Plate Engraved from an Original PICTURE in her Ladyships Possessions is most / Respectfully Dedicated by her Ladyships obliged humble serv.t – Rich.d Barnard Godfrey. - " (Below this text in two columns:) "The picture, of which this Engraving is an exact Copy, come from the Palace at Richmond is now the Property of Lady Fitz-williams daughter of Sr Matthew Decker who purchased it, it hangs with its companion at her house in Richmond Green. It was painted by Vinckenboom & most probably done in the beginning of the Reign of Charles the 1st, the Dresses of the Figures point / to this for some of the Ruffs are horizontal some falling the latter of which fashion came in at that period. The state of the Buildings, the Dresses of the Figures, the Group of Morris Dancers, The Coach, the Boats &c, are portraits curious as matter of Antiquity. / Published as the Act directs Jan 1st 1774, by S. Hooper No. 25 Ludgate hill."

Documentation:

Earp, F. R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 70

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 63

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 52

Gerson, Horst. Goodison, J. W.. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, Dutch and Flemish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 44
pl. 23

Grant, Maurice Harold. 1932?. A Chronological History of the Old English Landscape-painters.London?:
pl. 3

Woodward, G. W. O.. 1967. Queen Elizabeth I.p. 24

Goodison, J. W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)
p. 216

Related Object:

95; Nonsuch Palace

Accession:

Object Number: 61
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 1388; input: 2000-01-25; modified: 2017-01-17)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/1388





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