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

Derwent Water, with Skiddaw in the distance

Former Title(s):

Derwent Water with Skiddaw in the Distance

Date:
between 1795 and 1796
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 22 1/4 x 31 1/2 inches (56.5 x 80 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.720
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boat | boulders | cliffs | clouds | figures | island | landscape | man | mountain | park (grounds) | path | road | rocks (landforms) | shore (landform)
Associated Places:
Borrowdale | Cumbria | Derwent Water | England | Europe | Lake District | Skiddaw | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1177
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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, 97, pl. 36, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (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. 12, 116, no. I.7, pl. 8, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Turner and Girtin's picturesque views sixty years since. With thirty engravings of the olden time, J. Hogarth, London, pp. 13-17, NJ18 T85 M55+ (YCBA)


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