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Creator:
Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
Lago d'Agnano with the Grotta del Cane
Date:
between 1770 and 1775
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 17 1/2 × 21 inches (44.5 × 53.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.683
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
buildings | clouds | figures | grotto | lake | landscape | shore (landform) | town | trees | volcano | water
Associated Places:
Agnano, Lago di | Campania | Italy | Napoli
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Classic Ground - British Artists and the Landscape of Italy, 1740-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-07-29 - 1981-09-20)

Richard Wilson - The Landscape of Reaction (Tate Britain, 1982-11-03 - 1983-01-02)

Richard Wilson - The Landscape of Reaction (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-04-20 - 1983-06-19)

Richard Wilson - The Landscape of Reaction (National Museum Wales, 1983-01-29 - 1983-03-20)

Publications:
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Duncan Bull, Classic ground, British artists and the landscape of Italy, 1740-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 24, 33, no. 26, ND1354.4 B85 (YCBA)

W. G. Constable, Richard Wilson, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1953, p. 191, pl. 63b, 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, p. 654, 655, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Richard Wilson, the landscape of reaction, Tate Publishing, London, 1982, p. 245, no. 140, no. 140, 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. P48A, http://www.richardwilsononline.ac.uk/index.php?WINID=1582051040261

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 44 (v.1), no. 16, pl. 211, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1143
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