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Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)

View of the Wilderness in St. James's Park

Former Title(s):

A view in St. James's Park [1779, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

between 1770 and 1775
Oil on canvas
17 x 21 inches (43.2 x 53.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | fence | gardens | landscape | park (grounds) | people | stream | walking
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | London | St. James's Park | United Kingdom
On view in the galleries
IIIF Manifest:

Gentle, Rural and Sublime - English Landscape Paintings and Watercolors, 1750-1850 (Denver Art Museum, 1993-12-11 - 1994-02-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Richard Wilson - The Landscape of Reaction (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-04-20 - 1983-06-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Richard Wilson - The Landscape of Reaction (National Museum Wales, 1983-01-29 - 1983-03-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Richard Wilson - The Landscape of Reaction (Tate Britain, 1982-11-03 - 1983-01-02) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Katharine Baetjer, Glorious nature, British landscape painting, 1750-1850 , Zwemmer publisher, London, 1993, pp. 102-103, no. 8, ND1354.4 B34 1993 (YCBA) [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. 254, 255, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Martin Postle, Richard Wilson and the transformation of European landscape painting, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 270, NJ18.W72 R53 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

David H. Solkin, Richard Wilson, the landscape of reaction, Tate Publishing, London, 1982, pp 246-47, no. 142, no. 142, NJ18 W72 S65 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

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. P182, http://www.richardwilsononline.ac.uk/index.php?WINID=1582051040261 [ORBIS]

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