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James Ward, 1769–1859
The Reverend Thomas Levett and Favourite Dogs, Cock-shooting
Former Title(s):

Portrait of the Rev. T. (Thomas) Levett and Favorite Dogs, Cock-Shooting

Portrait of Rev. T. Levett and Favourite Dogs, Cock-Shooting

Revd Theophilus Levett with dogs, cock shooting

Portrait of the Rev. T. Lovett, and favourite dogs; Cock-shooting [1811, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
28 1/8 x 36 1/8 inches (71.4 x 91.8 cm)

Signed in black paint, lower left: "JWARD [monogram] R. A. [?...partially obliterated]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
costume | dog (animal) | female | fence | fields | flowers (plants) | forest | foxgloves | Georgian | gesture | hat | hunter | hunting | male | recreation | reverend | rifle | rural | sporting art | stream | trees | wood
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

James Ward (Yale Center for British Art, 2004-05-21 - 2004-08-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

The Paul Mellon Bequest : Treasures of a Lifetime (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-02-17 - 2001-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Oliver Beckett, The life and work of James Ward, R.A., 1769-1859, the forgotten genius , Book Guild, Lewes (England), 1995, p. 100, 198, no. 230, NJ18 W21 B42 1995 (YCBA) [YCBA]

British sporting painting, 1650-1850, [catalogue of an exhibition held at the] Hayward Gallery, London 13 December 1974-23 February 1975, Leicestershire Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, 8 March-6 April 1975, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 25 April-25 May, 1975 , Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1974, p. 89, no.136, ND1388 G7 A78 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, pp. 57, 371, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA [ORBIS]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 214-215, no. 230, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

C. Reginald Grundy, James Ward R.A., his life and works, with a catalogue of his engravings and pictures , Otto limited, London, 1909, no. 686, NJ18 W21 G7+ OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Edward John Nygren, James Ward, RA (1769-1859) : Papers and Patrons, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 75, 2013, p. 296, 298, no. 226, Pl. XXI, N12 W35 +A1Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Richard Green catalogue : Annual exhibition of sporting paintings : 8th-31st October 1969, Richard Green Gallery, Richard Green, London, 1969, lot 6, DealerCat Richard Green (YCBA) [YCBA]

Stella A. Walker, Sporting art : England 1700-1900, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., New York, 1972, p. 83, pl. 49, N8250 W35 (YCBA) + [YCBA]

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