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Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill Collection
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Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, from the South

Strawberry Hill ID: sh-000372
c.1755-1759
Müntz, Johann Heinrich (Swiss painter, draftsman, architect, 1727-1798)


Painting
Oil on canvas
61.9 x 74.3cm
Inscriptions: early label on back of painting: Strawberry Hill Twickenham. Painted by John Henry Muntz who worked about 1755-1775. Was of Swiss origin & was brought to England from Jersey by Richard Bentley & introduced to Horace Walpole who employed him
The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University

Strawberry Hill History

Object History

Provenance: Not Strawberry Hill Collection. Earls Waldegrave; 1937, July , Col. M.H. Grant, Kensington, to W. S. Lewis, £200; The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Exhibition History: "British Country Life Through the Centuries." Grosvenor Square. London, England.6/1/1937-6/30/1937. No.285.
"Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill," Yale Center for British Art, 15 October 2009 - 3 January 2010; Victoria and Albert Museum, 5 March 2010 - 4 July 2010, cat. no. 3.

Bibliography: HW Corres 20: repro. opp p.380.
W. S. Lewis, Collector’s Progress (London: Constable, 1952), repro. opp. p.31.
Peter Guillery and Michael Snodin, “Strawberry Hill: Building and Site,” Architectural History 38 (1995): 102-128, fig. 14.