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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:
Portraits of Two Extraordinary Oxen, the Property of the Earl of Powis
Date:
1814
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 35 1/2 x 53 1/4 inches (90.2 x 135.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.657
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | animals | architecture | bulls (animals) | cattle | columns (architectural elements) | hooves (animal components) | horns | livestock | obese | oxen | property
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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James Ward (Yale Center for British Art, 2004-05-21 - 2004-08-22)

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

The Critique of Reason : Romantic Art, 1760–1860 (Yale University Art Gallery, 2015-03-06 - 2015-07-26)

Publications:
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Oliver Beckett, The life and work of James Ward, R.A., 1769-1859, the forgotten genius , Book Guild, Lewes (England), 1995, pp. 114, 190, no. 39, NJ18 W21 B42 1995 (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. 236, 237, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, p. 217, no. 232, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Julia Frankau, William Ward, A.R.A, James Ward, R.A., Their Lives and Works , The Macmillan Company, London, 1904, p. 128, no. 300, NJ18 W21 F73 1904 (YCBA)

C. Reginald Grundy, James Ward R.A., his life and works, with a catalogue of his engravings and pictures , Otto limited, London, 1909, p. 40, no. 131, NJ18 W21 G7+ OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Edward John Nygren, Art of James Ward R.A. (1769-1859) [PhD Dissertation, Yale University], New Haven, CT, 1976, p. 94 (v. 1), fig. 133 (v. 2), NJ18 .W21 N95 1976A (YCBA)

Edward John Nygren, James Ward, RA (1769-1859) : Papers and Patrons, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 75, 2013, pp. 306, 307, no. 256, Pl. XXVI, N12 W35 +A1Oversize (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1815. 47th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 47, London, 1815, p. 16, no. 300, N5054 A53 29-49 (YCBA)

Christie's Sale Catalogue : Fine English Paintings. November 22, 1968, Christie's, London, 1968, p. 34, lot 101, Sales Catalogues (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1119
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