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Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851
Limekiln at Coalbrookdale
Former Title(s):
Lime Kilns by Night
ca. 1797
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on panel
11 3/8 x 15 7/8 inches (28.9 x 40.3 cm), Frame: 16 1/4 × 21 1/8 × 1 1/2 inches (41.3 × 53.7 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
carts | cavern | fires | furnace | horses (animals) | industry | landscape | light | lime kiln | men | night | oven | ovens | rocks (landforms) | sky | smoke | valley (landform)
Associated Places:
Coalbrookdale | England | Europe | Shropshire | Telford | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

In a New Light: Paintings from the Yale Center for British Art (Yale University Art Gallery, 2023-03-24 - 2023-12-03) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Masters (Museo del Prado, 2010-06-21 - 2010-09-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Masters (Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2010-02-22 - 2010-05-23) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Masters (Tate Britain, 2009-09-21 - 2010-01-24) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Moonlight and Firelight (Tate Britain, 1998-06-06 - 1998-11-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and the Scientists (Tate Britain, 1998-03-03 - 1998-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

J. M. W. Turner - A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (National Gallery of Art, 1968-10-31 - 1969-04-21) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Timothy J. Barringer, Picturesque and sublime : Thomas Cole's trans-Atlantic inheritance, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2018, p. 47, fig. 39, NJ18 .C67 B37 2018 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Mila Boutan, Turner et Moi, RMN Jeunesse, Paris, 2010, p. 25, No copy available at Yale Only locations given in WorldCat (4/21/12) are in France. N.B. This is a book written for a "Juvenile" audience

Martin Butlin, The paintings of J.M.W. Turner, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 1984, pp. 20-21, 30, No. 22, pl. 17, NJ18 T85 B885 1984 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 224-225, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 57, fig. 61, ND467 C67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Guillaume Faroult, Turner et ses peintres, [expositions], Tate Britain, Londres, 23 septembre 2009-31 janvier 2010 ; galeries nationales, grand palais, Paris, 22 février-24 mai 2010 ; museo nacional del Prado, Madrid, 21 juin-19 septembre 2010 , Editions Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 2010, p. 30, fig. 24, Nj18 T85 F37 2010 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 67, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Charlotte Gould, British art and the environment : changes, challenges, and responses since the Industrial Revolution, New York, p. 167, fig. 10.1, N8217.E28 B75 2022 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 79, 181, no. V.7, pl. 64, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

J.M.W. Turner : a selection of paintings from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon., Exhibition held Oct. 31, 1968-Apr. 21, 1969 in the National Gallery of Art , National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1968, pp. 12, 17, no. 2, fig. 2, NJ18 T85 U5 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Frederic Ogee, Turner, les paysages absolus , Hazan, Paris, 2010, p. 55, NJ18 T85 O34 2010 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Rembrandt: Britain's Discovery of the Master, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, p. 47, fig. 44, NJ18.R29 A12 2018 (LC) Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, Scene and Sensibility, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, , April 29, 1983, p. 438, TLS Historical Archive [ORBIS]

Graham Reynolds, Turner : with a new introduction by David Blayney Brown, Thames & Hudson, London, fig. 18, NJ18.T85 R49 2020 (YCBA) [YCBA]

David H. Solkin, Turner and the masters, Tate Publishing, London, 2009, pp. 108-9, fig. 9, NJ18 T85 T8352 2009+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 255-6, No. P22, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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