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Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)

Lago d'Agnano with Vesuvius in the distance

Former Title(s):

Lake d'Agnano with Vesuvius

between 1770 and 1775
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 17 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches (44.5 x 52.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
fence | geology | Italian | lake | landscape | mountains | science | smoke | trees | view | volcano | volcano | water | women
Associated Places:
Agnano, Lago di | Italy | Napoli | Vesuvius
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Duncan Bull, Classic ground, British artists and the landscape of Italy, 1740-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, p. 23, no. 2, ND1354.4 B85 (YCBA)

W. G. Constable, Richard Wilson, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1953, p. 190, NJ18 W72 C55 (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. 254, 255, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 76, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 17 (v.1)..., no. 56, pl. 71, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 45 (v.1), no. 18, pl. 210, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Skira editore, Hogarth Reynolds Turner : British painting and the rise of modernity, Rome, 2014, pp. 228, 286-87, cat. no. 79, fig. 79, ND466 .H65 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Richard Wilson, the landscape of reaction, Tate Publishing, London, 1982, p. 245, no. 141, no. 141, NJ18 W72 S65 + (YCBA)

Spencer-Longhurst, Paul, with Kate Lowry and David Solkin, Richard Wilson Online : A Digital Catalogue Raisonne, , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2014, no. P47A, http://www.richardwilsononline.ac.uk/index.php?WINID=1582051040261

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 61 (v.1), no. 225, pl. 71, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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