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Creator James Barry, 1741–1806, Irish
Title The Education of Achilles
Alternate Title(s) Chiron and Achilles
Date ca. 1772
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 40 1/2 x 50 3/4 inches (102.9 x 128.9 cm) Frame: 49 x 59 x 4 inches (124.5 x 149.9 x 10.2 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1978.6
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1668788
People Represented or Subject • Achilles
• Chiron
Subject Terms art | centaurs | child | children | costume | death | diagram | gesture | Greek | herm | horse (animal) | infant | inscription | landscape | lyre | mathematics | men | mother | music | mythology | religious and mythological subject | shadow | shield | spear | statue | teaching | war | woman
Publications

Fintan Cullen, Visual Politics : the Representation of Ireland 1750-1930, , Cork University Press, Cork [Ireland], 1997, pp. 27-29, 37. 40, no. 13, N6782 C85 1997 + (YCBA)


Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 10, no. 1, fig. 1, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


Ellis Waterhouse, Dictionary of British 18th century painters in oils and crayons, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1981, p. 42, ND466 W38 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


Walter G. Strickland, A dictionary of Irish artists, Maunsel & company, limited, Dublin London, UK, 1913, p. 43 (v. 1), N6782 S76 (YCBA)


Malcolm Warner, Stubbs & the horse, Yale University Press, New Haven Fort Worth, 2004, pp. 69-70, fig. 67, NJ18 St915 W37 (YCBA)


The works of James Barry, Esq. Historical painter, ... Containing his correspondence from France and Italy with Mr. Burke - His lectures on painting delivered at the Royal Academy - Observations on differnt works of art in Italy and France - Critical remarks on the principal paintings of the Orleans Galle, John M'Creery, London, 1809, (vol 1) pp. 111, 241, N7445.2 B27 (YCBA) +


James Barry, James Barry, 1741-1806, 'the great historical painter', Crawford Art Gallery Gandon, Cork Kinsdale, 2005, pp. 11, 33, 38-39, 88-89, 178, 201, no. P11, NJ18 B2425 J35 2005 + (YCBA)


Cultivating the human faculties, James Barry (1741-1806) and the Society of Arts, Lehigh University Press, Bethlehem, Pa., 2008, p. 108, fig. 30, NJ18 B2425 C85 2008 + (YCBA)


James Barry, 1741-1806, history painter, Ashgate Publishing, Farnham, Surrey, England Burlington, VT, 2010, pp. 4, 78, NJ18.B2425 J34 2010 (YCBA)


Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 10, no. 1, fig. 1, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 1, ND466 G67 (YCBA)


William L. Pressly, Life and Art of James Barry, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1981, pp. 35-36, 40, 48, 54, 230, no. 10, pl. II, NJ18 B2425 P73 (YCBA)


William Hauptman, Michel-Vincent Brandoin and Kauffman's 'Acontio', Notes in the History of Art, vol. 15, Spring 1996, pp. 14-19, 15, Available online: JSTOR


Tom Dunne, Cultural Role of the Visual, Irish Review, Autumn-Winter 1997, pp. 136-139, Available online: JSTOR


Peter Murray, Review of Visual Politics: The Representation of Ireland 1750-1930, , Irish Arts Review Yearbook, vol. 15, 1999, pp. 174-175, Available Online :JSTOR


Mick Wilson, Review of Visual Politics: the Representation of Ireland 1750-1930, , Circa Art Magazine, vol 81, Autumn 1997, p. 61, Available Online: JSTOR


L. Perry Curtis, Review of Visual Politics: The Representation of Ireland 1750-1930 by Fintan Cullan, , Victorian Studies, vol. 43, Autumn 2000, p. 162, Available online: JSTOR


Prof. David Bindman, Barry at the Tate, London, Burlington Magazine, vol. 125, April 1918, p. 241, N1 B87 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


John Barrell, Birth of Pandora, and the Division of Knowledge, The Macmillan Company, 1992, pp. 202-203, no. 41, DA485 B26 1992 (YCBA)


Huon Mallalieu, Dutch Mannerist Painting is Sold for £32,000, The Times (London), London, 15 March 1977, p. 18, Available online: The Times Digital Archive , Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)


Noble Simplicity and Silent Greatness, Neoclassical Art, 1700-1900, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1991, p. 6, no. 6, N6425 N4 N63 1991 (YCBA)


Catalogues of Pictures Exhibited at the Rooms of the Royal Academy, Library of the Fine Arts, vol. 2, December 1831, p. 405, no. 14, Available online: British Periodicals database


Report on the Papers of Ozias Humphry, R.A. (1743-1810) in the Custody of the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1V ODS, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004, p. 29, cat. HU 7 1, NJ18 H913 G74 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


The Noble Horse, From Pegasus to Thoroughbred, Television Tokyo Channel 12, Ltd., 2000, pp. 30, 113, English Catalogue p. 3, no. 8, pl. 8, N7668 H6 N6 2000 (YCBA)


To James B___y, Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser, 3 May 1773, p. 2, Available online: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection


To the Printer of the Middlesex Journal, Middlesex Journal, London, 23-25 April 1772, p. 4, Available online: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection


Anna Ottani Cavina, Appunti : James Barry, un libro e una mostra, Paragone: Rivista mensile di arte figurative e letteratura fondata d Roberto Longhi, vol. 34, March 1983, p. 70, fig. 48, N4 P37 (HAAS)


Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1772. 4th, Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 4, London, 1772, p. 4, no. 14, N5054 A53 (YCBA)


Iris Wien, Joshua Reynolds : Mythos und Metapher, Wilhelm Fink, Munchen, 2009, p. 387, fig. 120, NJ18.R36 W54 2009


Ireland : crossroads of art and design, 1690-1840, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2015, pp. 141, 142, 225, no. 11, fig. 4 (p. 142), N6787 .I74 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


William L. Pressly, James Barry's murals at the Royal Society of Arts : envisioning a new public art, Cork University Press, Cork, Ireland, 2014, pp. 191, 197-205, 228, 307, fig. 30, NJ18.B2425 P725 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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