"A little plaything house set in enameled meadows with filagree hedges" [art original] / D.E. Cronin 1885.

Creator:
Cronin, David Edward, 1839-1925, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor on wove paper ; image 25.6 x 17.9 cm, on sheet 38.5 x 27.4 cm
Notes:
Borden Sale, American Art Gallery, 17-19 February 1913, lot 812. Rains Galleries, New York, NY, 27 November 1935 (W.D. Breaker sale), lot 688, bought in by Breaker. Purchased from William D. Breaker (through G.A. Baker) by W.S. Lewis, 1939.
Bound as page 132 in volume 1 of M.C.D. Borden's extensively extra-illustrated copy of: Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters / edited by L. B. Seeley ... London : Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1884.
Page reference for quotation written below title: Page 12.
Place of production inferred from artist's city of residence during this time period.
Signed and dated by the artist in lower portion of image.
Title written below image.
Abstract:
View of the cottage, owned by the fashionable toy dealer Mrs. Chenevix, that once stood on the land in Twickenham that was purchased in 1748 by Horace Walpole and named Strawberry Hill. The small brown house stands at center, much of its exterior walls covered with ivy. Green meadows spread across the surrounding land; the Thames is barely visible in the distance. A few small trees grow beside the house and two trees nearer the viewer frame the image on either side. Several hedgerows cross the lawn in front of the cottage; a man walks with a stick on the road in the foreground.
Topics:
Dwellings.
Topics:
Twickenham (London, England)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Topics:
Borden, Matthew C. D.--(Matthew Chaloner Durfee),--1842-1912--Ownership.
Brecker, William D.--Ownership.
Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Homes and haunts.
Language:
English
Genre:
Views.
Watercolors--American--19th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters.
Call Number:
Folio 225 884S Copy 2
Orbis Record:
13689697
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36660
Citation:
David Edward Cronin, "A Little Plaything House Set in Enameled Meadows with Filagree Hedges". The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704356
PID:
digcoll:4679341