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

Snowdon from Capel Curig

Former Title(s):

Vue du Snowdon depuis Capel Curig

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 52 7/8 x 79 inches (134.3 x 200.7 cm)

Signed and dated on boulder, lower center: "P.I. De Loutherbourg | 1787"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boulders | costume | dogs (animals) | hills | landscape | men | mountains | national park | river | village
Associated Places:
Aberconwy and Colwyn | Capel Curig | Cymru | Llanberis | Snowdon | United Kingdom | Wales
Not on view

Peter Bishop, The Mountains of Snowdonia in Art, the Visualisation of Mountain Scenery from the Mid-Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst, Wales, p. 35, fig. 7, ND492 .B57 2015 (LC) (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, pp. 15, 89, pl. 32, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (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. 150, 151, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

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

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 11, 115, no. I.6, pl. 7, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 42, 44, 97, 121, 267, cat. no. 194, NJ18.L928 A12 L44 2012 OVERSIZE (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. 15, V 1392 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 33, 76, no. 18, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

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