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William Bell Scott, 1811–1890, British

Ailsa Craig

Former Title(s):

A View of Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 12 13/16 x 19 1/4 inches (32.5 x 48.9 cm)

signed and dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boats | flora | flowers (plants) | geology | hills | island | landscape | light | mountains | path | reflection | science | sea | sheep
Associated Places:
Ailsa Craig | Clyde, Firth of | Scotland | South Ayrshire | United Kingdom
Not on view

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 200-201, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, Seascapes : Yale Center for British Art., , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1977, no. 49, V 1909 (YCBA) Vertical File

Christine Dixon, Turner to Monet, the triumph of landscape painting , National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Seattle, WA, 2008, pp. 27-8, 160-1, no. 56, ND1349.5 D59 2008 + (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 160, no. 65, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Allen Staley, Pre-Raphaelite vision, truth to nature , Tate Publishing, London, 2004, p. 52, no. 20, ND467.5 P7 S73 2004 + (YCBA)

Allen Staley, The Pre-Raphaelite Landscape, Clarendon Press, New Haven, 2001, pp. 122, 123, pl. 93, ND1354.5 S82 2001 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Diane Waggoner, The Pre-Raphaelite lens, British photography and painting, 1848-1875 , National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Farnham, Surrey [England], 2009, pp. 61, 91, pl. 47, N72 P5 W34 2010 + (YCBA)

Moritz Wullen, Natur als Vision, Meisterwerke der Englischen Prèaraffaeliten , SMB-DuMont, Berlin, 2004, no. 4, ND467.5 P7 N37 2004 (YCBA)

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