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Creator:
Ramsay Richard Reinagle, 1775–1862, British
Title:

An Ornithologist, Possibly John Latham

Former Title(s):

An Ornithologist, Probably Mr. Thomson, Animal and Bird Preserver to the Leverian and British Museums (Previously Identified as Dr. John Latham), 1802

? Dr. John Latham

Portrait of Mr. Thomson, animal and bird preserver to the Leverian and British Museums

Date:
1802
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 58 x 58 inches (147.3 x 147.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.517
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
Andean Cock-of-the-rock | birds | Black-necked Red Cotinga | books | brown | coat | drawer (furniture component) | feathers | Great Argus | Greater Bird-of-paradise | Highland Motmot | man | ornithologist | painting (visual work) | pheasant | portrait | Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise | Red-legged Honeycreeper | Superb Lyrebird | table (support furniture) | waistcoat | work
Associated People:
Latham, John (1740–1837), naturalist
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1001
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David Attenborough, Drawn from paradise, the discovery, art and natural history of the birds of paradise , Collins, London, 2012, frontpiece, pp. 54-55, QL696.P26 A77 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 182-183, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Exhibition Catalogue. 1802. 34th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 34, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1802, p. 19, no. 394, N5054 A53 no. 34

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 149 (v.1), no. 284, pl. 155, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 50, 107, no. 92, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

The First hundred years of the Royal Academy, 1769-1868, Winter exhibition, 1951-52. , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1951, p. 109, no. 254, N5054 A545 1951/52 (YCBA)

The First hundred years of the Royal Academy, 1769-1868, Winter exhibition, 1951-52. , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1951, p. 109, no. 254, Fiche B185 (YCBA)


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