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Mytton Hall

L'Entrée du Château de Mytton (Lancashire)
Mytton Hall (Lancashire)

1859


Catalogue Raisonné

Harrington (1910) 14; Schneiderman (1983) 19, IV

Dimensions

Platemark: 12 × 26.3 cm (4 3/4 × 10 3/8 in.) Sheet: 22.5 × 38.7 cm (8 7/8 × 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1451

Medium or Technique

Drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mytton (Mitton) is at Whalley near Blackburn, and signifies “Mid-town,” being situated between the rivers Hodder and Ribble. Mytton Hall is an old Henry VII house which Haden was in the habit of staying at for salmon fishing in the river Ribble (“Lancashire River”) which runs past it.
In State IV, “The leaves in the overhanging branches near the upper right window have additional work. Additional drypoint hatching indicates shadows on facade between windows on the right. Additional oblique shading to the right of the lower window, on what appears to be a vertical, detached column, and in the upper right corner to indicate a tree limb. Ruled border lines added very close to plate edge.”
Schneiderman, p. 71.

Inscription

In plate: l.r. Seymour Hayden 1859; below plate: l.r. in pencil Seymour Hayden; on sheet l.r. 3; l.l.13

Signed

On sheet, below plate l.r. Seymour Haden in pencil

Provenance

Nathaniel T. Kidder, Boston, MA by bequest to MFA 10/13/1938

Credit Line

Bequest of Nathaniel T. Kidder