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Creator:
Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:

Matlock Dale, looking toward Black Rock Escarpment

Former Title(s):

View of the Boathouse near Matlock

View in Matlock Dale, looking south to Black Rock Escarpment

Date:
between 1780 and 1785
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 23 x 30 inches (58.4 x 76.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.718
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
cliffs | hills | landscape | river | road | trees | village | water | woods
Associated Places:
Derbyshire | Derwent | England | Europe | Matlock | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1175
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David Ainley, Blinded by Spectacle, Disregard for Human Labour in a Landscape of Joseph Wright of Derby, and a Painter's Respnse folloiwng modernism , Digital and Material Arts Research Centre, University of Derby, January 12, 2012, pp. 2-3, Available online http://hdl.handle.net/10545/621637

Canaletto to Constable, paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1998, pp. 15, 77, pl. 26, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, Wright of Derby, Tate Publishing, London, 1990, p. 194, no. 123, NJ18 W95 +E54 1990 Oversize (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 78, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 54, 160, no. IV.2, pl. 43, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)


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