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Creator:
John Ferneley, 1782–1860, British
Title:
Archery Meeting in Bradgate Park, Leicestershire
Date:
1850
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 46 1/2 x 99 inches (118.1 x 251.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated lower left: "J Ferneley [?] 1850"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.68
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
archery | arrows | bows | carriage | carriages | children | costume | dogs (animals) | genre subject | horses (animals) | men | park (grounds) | sky | sporting art | target (sports equipment) | tents | wagons | women
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Leicestershire | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

The Paul Mellon Bequest : Treasures of a Lifetime (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-02-17 - 2001-04-29)

Publications:
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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. 67, 139, no. 171, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, At home to sporting art : the Brick House, Essays of Friends of British Sporting Art, no. 33, The British Sporting Art Trust, Summer 1997, p. 6, N8250 .B751 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 154 (v.1), no. 293, pl. 83, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Malcolm Warner, The Paul Mellon Bequest : treasures of a lifetime, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 41, N5247 M385 P28 2001 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41370
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