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Creator:
Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:

Kew Gardens: The Pagoda and Bridge

Former Title(s):

The Pagoda at Kew

Date:
1762
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 18 3/4 x 28 3/4 inches (47.6 x 73 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Label on verso, upper left: "Painting in England, 1700-1850 | [...]"; upper left, handwritten: "Box | 89"; upper left: "Musem [...] Rotterdam | Exp. | English Landscape | Coll. Mrs. D Hart | Artiste Richard Wilson | Titre Kew Gardens: the Pagoda and Bridge"; center left: "Pitt & Scott Ltd. | London | Item No. 04248 | A/N No. [handwritten] 4185"; center left: "Leicester Museums & Art Gallery | Exhibition A Hundred Years of British Landscape Painting | (1750-1850) | Date 9 Oct. - 4 Nov. 1956 | Catalogue No. 3 | Title of Picture The Pagoda at Kew | Artist Richard Wilson | Name of Owner Mrs. Geoffrey Hart"; lower left: "N.B.--This Label to be affixed to the back of the frame (not the canvas) of the Picture | Royal Academy of Arts | Winter Exhibition, 19[59?]-96 | Artist Richard Wilson | Title The Pagoda at Kew Ser. No. | 468 | Name and | Address of | Owner [...] | {Please correct any particulars not properly [...]}"; lower center: "[...]6671--B1--K | City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gall

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.172
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boat | bridge (built work) | Chinese gardens | gardens | hills | landscape | men | pagoda | path | pleasure gardens | river | walking
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Kew | Richmond upon Thames | Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:381
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W. G. Constable, Richard Wilson, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1953, pp. 179-180, pl. 41b, NJ18 W72 C55 (YCBA)

Douglas Cooper, Richard Wilson's Views of Kew, Burlington Magazine, vol. XC, London, December 1948, p. 346, N1 +B87 90 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 252, 253, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

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Spencer-Longhurst, Paul, with Kate Lowry and David Solkin, Richard Wilson Online : A Digital Catalogue Raisonne, , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2014, no. P109, http://www.richardwilsononline.ac.uk/index.php?WINID=1582051040261

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, pp. 60-1 (v.1), no. 224, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)


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