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Creator:
James Ward, 1769–1859, British
Title:
Sketch for 'Gordale Scar'
Date:
between 1812 and 1814
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 7 x 9 1/8 inches (17.8 x 23.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.104
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
cattle | cliffs | cows | herd | landscape | light | limestone | night | ravine
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Gordale Scar | North Yorkshire | United Kingdom | Yorkshire
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20)

James Ward - Gordale Scare (Tate Britain, 1982-11-03 - 1983-01-02)

English Romanticism (Center Gallery, Bucknell University, 1990-02-24 - 1990-04-08)

James Ward (Yale Center for British Art, 2004-05-21 - 2004-08-22)

Picturesque and Sublime - Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance (Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 2018-04-29 - 2018-11-04)

Publications:
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Oliver Beckett, The life and work of James Ward, R.A., 1769-1859, the forgotten genius , Book Guild, Lewes (England), 1995, p. 64, NJ18 W21 B42 1995 (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. 236, 237, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 37 (v.1), no. 125, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 57 (v.1), no. 212, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4909
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