In about 1879 Harpignies retired to his property of La Trémellerie at Saint-Privé on the banks of the river Loing (in the département of the Yonne), south-east of Paris. The formal garden there became a favourite subject for the artist.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1819 - 1916
Full title
The Painter's Garden at Saint-Privé
Date made
1886
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
59.7 x 81.3 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Presented by H. Arthur Robinson in memory of Mrs R.H. Tripp, 1923; transferred from the Tate, 1956
Inventory number
NG1358
Location in Gallery