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Creator:
Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812, French, active in Britain (from 1771)
Title:

The Great Fire of London [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Former Title(s):

Le Grand Incendie de Londres (petite version)

Date:
ca. 1797
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
23 5/8 × 32 inches (60 × 81.3 cm) and 27 3/4 × 36 inches (70.5 × 91.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.110
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
arch | boats | bridge (built work) | cathedral | children | church | clouds | costume | cradle | fear | fire | flames | gesture | historical subject | moon | night | people | river | rowboats | smoke
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Greater London | London | St. Paul's Cathedral | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:332
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Sensation and Sensibility: Viewing Gainsborough's " Cottage Door " (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2006-02-11 - 2006-05-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Sensation and Sensibility: Viewing Gainsborough's " Cottage Door " (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-10-06 - 2005-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Life in England 1750 - 1850 (Paul Mellon Arts Center, 1990-03-27 - 1990-05-21) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Image of London (Barbican Art Gallery, 1987-08-06 - 1987-10-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp, 152, 153, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 42, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 167, 297, cat. no. 243, NJ18.L928 A12 L44 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Musee des Beaux Arts de Strasbourg, Loutherbourg ( Strasbourg, 1740 - Londres, 1812 ):, tourments et chime`res : livret de l'exposition , Musees de la vie de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 2012, p. 9, fig. 21, V 1392 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 186, no. 375, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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