The Cascade at TivoliOn Display

  • 38 1/2 x 53 1/4 in. (97.8 x 135.3 cm)
  • William Danby (d. 1833), the younger, by bequest to; Mrs. Danby Vernon Harcourt (d. 1879), Swinton Park, by 1865, [1] by bequest 1879 to; George Danby Affleck, [2] later known as George Danby Danby, sold 1882 with the Swinton Estate to; Samuel Cunliffe-Lister, 1st Lord Masham, by descent in 1924 to his granddaughter and her husband; Molly (d. 1974) and Philip Lloyd-Greame (d. 1972), who assumed the name Cunliff-Lister and in 1935 were created Viscount and Viscountess Swinton and in 1955 1st Earl and Countess of Swinton, [3] until at least 1963, [4] probably sold to; [Oscar and Peter Johnson, Ltd., London, by 1967, [5] until at least 1970]. [6] J.E. Bulmer, London (sale, London, Sotheby’s, 12 July 1972, lot 17, bought in at £7,500); [7] Anonymous [J.E. Bulmer] (sale, London, Sotheby’s 12 December 1979, lot 22, sold for £36,000). [Alexander Gallery, London, 1983]. [8] Private collection, New York (sale, New York, Sotheby’s, 17 January 1985, lot 169, sold to); Birmingham Museum of Art [1] John Fisher, The History and Antiquities of Masham and Mashamshire…, London, 1865, p. 168, “The Cascade at Tivoli, &c.—Vernet, Joseph” is noted as in the Drawing Room. National Exhibition of Works of Art at Leeds, 1868, Leeds, 1969, no. 410, lent by Mrs. Danby Vernon- Harcourt [née Anne Holwell Gater), who had inherited Swinton Estate and the painting from her first husband William Danby, the younger, d. 1833. In 1838 she married Rear-Adm. Octavius Vernon-Harcourt (d. 1863). [2] 5th son of Sir Robert Affleck, 4th Bt., he was the grand nephew of Mary Affleck, who was married to William Danby, the elder (d. 1781), the first mother-in-law of Mrs. Danby Vernon-Harcourt. [3] Philip Cunliffe-Lister (1884-1972), 1st earl Swinton, was born Philip Lloyd-Greame but changed his name to Cunliff-Lister when his wife inherited Masham Estate from her grandfather in 1924. She was also known as Lady Masham. [4] London, Lowndes Lodge Gallery, Pictures and Drawings from Yorkshire Houses (exh. By Oscar and Peter Johnson, Ltd.), April/May, 1963, no. 18, ill., lent by The Rt. Hon.The Earl and Countess of Swinton. [5] London, Kenwood, The Iveagh Bequest, The Origins of Landscape Painting in England, 1967, no. 27, ill., lent by Oscar and Peter Johnson Ltd., who had borrowed the painting for their 1963 exhibition. See n. 4 above. [6] The Connoisseur, advertisement April 170. [7] Annotation by Neil McLaren on photograph at GRI. [8] GRI photo mount.
  • Museum purchase with funds provided by the Beaux Arts Krewe in honor of Mrs. Elbert (Sallye) Martin and by Mr. and Mrs. William H. Hulsey, and Martee Woodward Webb
  • 1985.3