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Creator:
Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
Caernarfon Castle
Date:
ca. 1745
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 25 1/2 x 41 5/16 inches (64.8 x 104.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.174
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | bay (body of water) | castle | costume | drawing | fortress | hills | houses | landscape | men | rowboats | ruins | sailboats | smoke
Associated Places:
Caernarfon | Caernarfon Bay | Caernarfon Castle | Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire | Cymru | Menai Strait | United Kingdom | Wales
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)

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

This Other Eden : British Paintings from the Paul Mellon Collection at Yale (Art Gallery of South Australia, 1998-09-16 - 1998-11-15)

This Other Eden : British Paintings from the Paul Mellon Collection at Yale (Queensland Art Gallery, 1998-07-15 - 1998-09-06)

This Other Eden : British Paintings from the Paul Mellon Collection at Yale (Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1998-05-01 - 1998-07-05)

Art in Focus : Wales (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-04-04 - 2014-08-10)

Publications:
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W. G. Constable, Richard Wilson, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1953, pp. 93-94,109,, pl. 32a, NJ18 W72 C55 (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, 250, 251, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Megan Cullen, Fairest isle, the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850 : [exhibition] label copy by Megan Cullen ... [et al.] Yale Center for British Art, April 12-June 25, 1989. , Yale Center for British Art, [New Haven, 1989, p. 42, no. 95, ND1354.4 F351 1989 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p.76, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, p.141, no. III.1, pl. 116, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Luke Herrmann, British landscape painting of the eighteenth century., Faber & Faber, London, 1973, p. 57, pl. 49b, ND1354.4 H47 1973 + (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. 68, no. 21, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen, Engelse landschapschilders van Gainsborough tot Turner, [Deze tentoonstelling werd samengesteld uit schilderijen in Britse verzamelingen. Zij werd georganiseerd door de British Council in samenwerking met het Museum Boymans] , Rotterdam, 1955, no. 69, ND1354 M87 (YCBA)

The Treasure houses of Britain, five hundred years of private patronage and art collecting. , National Gallery of Art, [Washington, D.C., 1985, o. 387, no. 318, N5245 T74 1985 + (YCBA)

Robert Michael Neuman, Baroque and Rococo art and architecture, Pearson, Boston, 2013, pp. 391-92, fig. 14.13, N6415.B3 N48 2013 (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. 34, 78, no. 21, fig. 21, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Martin Postle, Richard Wilson and the transformation of European landscape painting, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, pp. 189-90, NJ18.W72 R53 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Graham Reynolds, Masterpieces in Mourning, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 4158, December 10, 1982, p.1364, Film S748 (SML) Also Available Online in TLS Historical Archive

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle, the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850 : Yale Center for British Art, April 12-June 25, 1989. , Yale Center for British Art, [New Haven, 1989, p. 12, no. 95, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Richard Wilson, the landscape of reaction, Tate Publishing, London, 1982, pp. 18, 28, 148, no. 7, col. pl. 2, no. 7, NJ18 W72 S65 + (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Exhibition Catalogue Review, Apollo, vol. 251,no. 117, January 1983, pp. 39-45, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

Spencer-Longhurst, Paul, with Kate Lowry and David Solkin, Richard Wilson Online : A Digital Catalogue Raisonne, , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2014, no. P12A, http://www.richardwilsononline.ac.uk/index.php?WINID=1582051040261

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, p. 20, V2519 (YCBA)

The British Castle : A Symbol in Stone, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2017, p. 28, cat. 23, V2722

Caernarvon Castle, Scottish Art Review, vol. 11, 1968, p. 4, J10 Sc87 (SML)

Tate Gallery, London [Exhibit], Magazine Antiques, vol. 122, December 1982, p. 1216, NK1125 A3 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

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