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

Snowdon from Capel Curig

Former Title(s):

A View of Snowdon from Capel Curig [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Vue du Snowdon depuis Capel Curig

View of Snowdon from Capel Curig (a morning) [1787, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1787
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
52 7/8 x 79 inches (134.3 x 200.7 cm) and 58 × 84 1/2 × 3 1/2 inches (147.3 × 214.6 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1977.14.49
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boulders | costume | dogs (animals) | hills | horse (animal) | landscape | men | mountains | national park | river | village
Associated Places:
Aberconwy and Colwyn | Capel Curig | Cymru | Llanberis | Snowdon | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:403
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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) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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) [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) [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) [YCBA]

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


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