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Creator:
Alexander Nasmyth, 1758–1840, British
Title:
A View of Edinburgh from the West
Date:
1822 to 1826
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 24 1/4 x 36 1/4 inches (61.6 x 92.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.134
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boulders | buildings | castle | cathedral | city | cityscape | costume | dog (animal) | genre subject | hills | landscape | leisure | men | mountain | observatory | temple | tower (building division) | university | walking | women
Associated Places:
Calton Hill | Edinburgh | Scotland | St Giles' Cathedral | United Kingdom | University of Edinburgh
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

Life in England 1750 - 1850 (Paul Mellon Arts Center, 1990-03-27 - 1990-05-21)

Voices of Scotland (The Grolier Club, 1992-12-17 - 1993-02-20)

Publications:
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Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, p. 201, no. VI.29, pl. 173, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:354
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