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Creator:
William Ashford, 1746–1824, British
Title:

Mount Kennedy, County Wicklow, Ireland

Date:
1785
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 16 9/16 x 24 1/16 inches (42.1 x 61.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Label on verso, upper left: “William Ashford 1746 - 1824 | View of Mount Kennedy, Co. Wicklow the home | of Mrs. Hull, formerly the home of General | Cunningham, which was designed by James Wyatt | Engraved by T. Milton 1787”; center: “Pitt & Scott Ltd | London | A/N [handwritten] C343 | Paul Mellon | [typed] 3169”

Signed and dated in brown paint, lower right: "Washford | 1785"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.92
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | costume | country house | dog (animal) | house | landscape | man | path | running | whip | woman
Associated Places:
Ireland | Leinster | United Kingdom | Wicklow | Wicklow
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:317
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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. 16-17, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 9, 14, 49-50, 114, no 27, pl. 27, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

John Harris, The artist and the country house, a history of country house and garden view painting in Britain, 1540-1870 , Sotheby Parke Bernet, London Totowa, N.J., 1979, pp. 256, 302, no. 339, fig. 339, N6764 H36 + (YCBA)

William Laffan, Ireland : crossroads of art and design, 1690-1840, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 2015, pp. 86, 110-11, 225, no. 7, fig. 20 (p. 110), N6787 .I74 2015 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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