RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 4196
TitleDrawing of Lambeth Palace attr. to Jan Griffier the elder (c.1646-1718)
DescriptionA view of Lambeth Palace from the river Thames, attributed to Jan Griffier the elder (c.1646-1718), who worked in England from 1666 to 1695, and again from c.1705-18.
This is an original sketch, made on the spot, perhaps in preparation for a larger painting.
PhysicalDescriptionRed chalk, with traces of black lead, on paper. 96 x 149mm.
CustodialHistoryOne of six landscapes, possibly from a sketchbook, dispersed at auction in 1981.
Sotheby Mak van Waay, 16 Nov. 1981, lot 217.
AcquisitionPurchased at Sotheby's 18 April 1996, lot 26, with the aid of the National Art Collections Fund and the Friends of Lambeth Palace Library.
PublnNotePalmer, Richard, 'Sancroft Versus Sheldon: A Case of Books' in The Library (18:3), 2017 [Lambeth Palace Z1008.[B5]]

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DS/UK/3143Griffier; Jan (c1646-1718); the elder; artistc1646-1718
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