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Harewood House, Yorkshire

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1776-1830 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Payne, William (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    FA.384

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 45

Physical description

Watercolour of Harewood House, Yorkshire

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. 1776-1830 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Payne, William (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 10 in, Width: 14.125 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour by William Payne entitled 'Harewood House, Yorkshire'. Great Britain, ca. late 18th century - early 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Edwin Lascelles (1713-1795) commissioned the building of Harewood House in the mid-18th century with money his father Henry had made in the West Indian sugar trade. It has been home to the Lascelles family ever since, reflecting the changing tastes and styles of the past 250 years.

Materials

Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Country houses; Stately

Categories

Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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