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Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)

A Summer Evening (Caernarfon Castle)

Former Title(s):

Summer Evening (Caernarvon Castle)

A Summer Evening, with an Imaginary View of Caernarvon Castle

Conway Castle

between 1764 and 1765
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 24 3/4 x 45 3/4 inches (62.9 x 116.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | boats | castle | dusk | evening | fence | fishermen | fishing | hill | landscape | night | river | rowboats | stone | summer
Associated Places:
Caernarfon | Caernarfon Castle | Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire | Cymru | Gwynedd | Seiont | United Kingdom | Wales
Not on view

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 252, 253, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Robert Michael Neuman, Baroque and Rococo art and architecture, Pearson, Boston, 2013, p. 391, fig. 14.13, N6415.B3 N48 2013 (YCBA)

Martin Postle, Richard Wilson and the transformation of European landscape painting, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 196, NJ18.W72 R53 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Elio Schenini, On the Paths of Enlightenment: The Myth of India in Western Culture, 1808-2017, Skira editore, Milano, Italy, p. 86, cat. 33, N7305 .O58 2017 (LC) (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Richard Wilson, the landscape of reaction, Tate Publishing, London, 1982, p. 233, no. 115, no. 115, 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. P12B, http://www.richardwilsononline.ac.uk/index.php?WINID=1582051040261

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