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Creator:
Michael "Angelo" Rooker, 1746–1801, British
Title:
Merton College, Oxford
Date:
1771
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 27 3/4 x 35 5/8 inches (70.5 x 90.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left: "MRooker | pinx | [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.142
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | carpet | carriage | cart | church | cityscape | coats of arms | costume | dogs (animals) | horses (animals) | people | professor | robe | rug | scholars | statues | street | students | university | walking | wall
Associated Places:
Corpus Christi College | England | Merton College | Oxford | Oxfordshire | United Kingdom | University of Oxford
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Oil on Water - Oil Sketches by British Watercolorists (Yale Center for British Art, 1986-08-26 - 1986-11-09)

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1998-02-08 - 1998-04-26)

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (The Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1999-10-22 - 2000-01-02)

Canaletto to Constable: Paintings of Town and Country from the Yale Center for British Art (Ferrara Galleries of Modern & Contemporary Art, 2001-02-25 - 2001-05-20)

Publications:
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Malcolm Cormack, Oil on water, oil sketches by British watercolorists , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1986, p. 50, fig. 51, ND467 C67 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 59 (v.1), no. 46, pl. 159, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Canaletto to Constable, paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1998, p. 63, pl. 19, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:362
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