"Daniell W (1769-1837) 2 Views Royal Palace, Oct 1827 Aquatints London"DANIELL, William (1769-1837) Two Views of the Royal Palace, drawn in October. 1827 Prints in aquatint of colors by Daniell. Drawn, engraved and published by W.Daniell of the Royal Academy 14 Russell Place, Fitzroy Square, London. August 15, 1828. Two very beautiful architectural views of the residence of Louis Philippe, Duke of Orleans. a) The Royal Palace in 1827 - Garden and wooden gallery b) The Royal Palace - The buildings on the garden side. These scenes presented by Daniell are full of life and interest, many characters evoking the daily life of the Palace with the construction work of the wood gallery, workers, scaffolding. Although these prints are not recorded by SUTTON in his reference book on DANIELL, he cites a work exhibited at the Royal Academy of London during the summer 1828 exhibition entitled "HRH's Field Scene on Duke of Orleans at Neuilly (!) ". It may be the same scene, in which case it would appear that Daniell has published the present prints in order to take advantage of the interest aroused by the exhibit board. William Daniell (1769-1837) was the eldest son of the owner of the Swan Inn in Chertsey. In 1779, after his father's death, William Daniell was taken to London to be raised there by his uncle Thomas Daniell, an artist and member of the newly-created Royal Academy of Arts. He and his uncle spent the period from 1785 to 1794 traveling across India, from which, upon their return to England, they produced a series of aquatint prints which were published under the title Oriental Scenery. William Daniell was a talented artist in oils and watercolors. He excelled in the transfer of his images on prints using the technique of aquatint. He was elected Royal Academy Associate in 1807 and Royal Academician in 1822. The work for which he is best known is A Journey Around Great Britain, published from 1814 to 1825, comprising 308 aquatints. coastal views. Seventeen of these engravings are from the Hebrides of Eigg, Rum, Skye and Raasay, which he visited in July and August 1815. Planks pasted on a cardboard mount. Dimensions: Work: Height 32.4 cm / Width 60.7 cm Board: Height 43 cm / Width 69 cm These two rare prints were purchased and / or framed by the art dealer William Clausen whose label is affixed to the back of the 2 frames. The label indicates WM. CLAUSEN, 381 Fifth Avenue, New York. William CLAUSEN GALLERIES was a famous New York Gallery founded in 1885 and closed in 1925. Very good condition, to be noted on each print, in its center, a vertical trace insolated; this one being due to a slit on the back of the frame having let the light pass during almost 3 centuries !! DANIELL, William (1769-1837) View of the Royal Palace, drawn in Octr. 1827 London: William Daniell, August 15, 1828. colored aquatint engraving by Daniell. A fine very rare architectural view of the residence of the Louis Philippe, Duke of Orleans. The scene that Daniell presents is full of life and the foreground teems with figures of the whole day of the palace, while there is a large block of stone shown half way up the facade. Although this is not recorded by Sutton in his magisterial work on the Daniells, he did list a picture exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in the summer exhibition of 1828, titled `Scene in the grounds of HRH at the Duke of Orleans at Neuilly ' . This may be the same scene in which it appears that it has been produced in an attempt to make the most of the exhibition. William Daniell (1769-1837), nephew of Thomas Daniell, is best known for his views of eastern scenery. `In 1784 he accompanied his uncle to India, and he helped with drawings and sketches. They returned in 1794 he worked on their important publication, 'Oriental Scenery.' Between 1795 and 1838 he exhibited as many as 168 pictures at the Royal Academy and 64 at the British Institute. His earlier exhibits were Indian views, but from 1802 to 1807 he felt many views of the north of England and of Scotland. He published 'A Picturesque Voyage to India,' 'Zoography,' in conjunction with William Wood, FSA, 'Animated Nature,' 1807, 'Views of London,' 1812, and 'Views of Bhootan,' 1813, from drawings by Samuel Davis, of the East India Company's service, who visited Bhootan in 1783. In 1814 Daniell began 'A Journey round Great Britain'; This is published in four volumes in 1825 ... He painted, together with Mr. AND Parris, at 'Panorama of Madras,' and afterwards, unaided, another of 'The City of Lucknow and the mode of Taming Wild Elephants.' He became a student of the Royal Academy in 1799, in 1807 was elected associate, and in 1822 a full member of that body.