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Creator:
Thomas Jones, 1742–1803, British, active in Italy (1776–83)
Title:
An Imaginary Landscape with a Traveller and Figures Overlooking the Bay of Baiae
Date:
1773
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 19 1/16 x 29 7/16 inches (48.4 x 74.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in green paint, very faint, lower right: "[...] Jones | 1773"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.1.29
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | castle | clouds | cows | horses (animals) | landscape | leisure | music | musical instruments | people | ruins | travel | travelers | woodwind instrument
Associated Places:
Baiae | 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)

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Gallery, London, 2003-11-12 - 2004-01-15)

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (Whitworth Art Gallery, 2003-08-22 - 2003-10-26)

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Museum Wales, 2003-05-21 - 2003-08-10)

Publications:
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 130, 131, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Greg Smith, Thomas Jones (1742-1803) : an artist rediscovered, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2003, pp. 15, 140, 141, no. 29, pl. no. 29, NJ18 J714 T56 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:129
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