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Creator:
Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775–1851, British
Title:
Harlech Castle, from Tygwyn Ferry, Summer's Evening Twilight
Date:
1799
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 34 1/4 x 47 inches (87 x 119.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.76
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
castle | costume | evening | landscape | men | mountains | rocks (landforms) | sea | ships | suffering | symbolism
Associated Places:
Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire | Cymru | Harlech | Harlech Castle | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
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)

J. M. W. Turner - A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (National Gallery of Art, 1968-10-31 - 1969-04-21)

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

Turner in Wales (Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, 1984-09-22 - 1984-11-17)

Turner in Wales (The Mostyn Art Gallery, 1984-07-14 - 1984-09-08)

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

Gentle, Rural and Sublime - English Landscape Paintings and Watercolors, 1750-1850 (Denver Art Museum, 1993-12-11 - 1994-02-06)

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)

J.M.W. Turner (Kunsthaus Zurich, 2002-02-26 - 2002-05-26)

J.M.W. Turner (Museum Folkwang, 2001-09-14 - 2002-01-06)

Turner and the Masters (Museo del Prado, 2010-06-21 - 2010-09-19)

Turner and the Masters (Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2010-02-22 - 2010-05-23)

Turner and the Masters (Tate Britain, 2009-09-21 - 2010-01-24)

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

Publications:
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Katharine Baetjer, Glorious nature, British landscape painting, 1750-1850 , Zwemmer publisher, London, 1993, pp. 38-40,180-81, no. 50, ND1354.4 B34 1993 (YCBA)

John Baskett, Painting in England: 1700-1850, the Collection of English paintings formed by Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon : on Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Richmind, untik August 18th , Connoisseur, Vol. 153, June 1963, p. 101, N1 C75 + (YCBA)

Mila Boutan, Turner et Moi, RMN Jeunesse, Paris, 2010, p. 22, No copy available at Yale Only locations given in WorldCat (4/21/12) are in France. N.B. This is a book written for a "Juvenile" audience

Martin Butlin, The paintings of J.M.W. Turner, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 1984, pp. 6-7, no. 9, pl. 8, NJ18 T85 B885 1984 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

On the trail of Turner in North and South Wales., Cadw, Cardiff [Wales], 1995, p. 32, NJ18 T85 O56 1995 (YCBA)

Exhibition catalogue. 1799. 31th, Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 31, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1799, p. 9, no. 192, N5054 A53 v. 2 (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. 39, no. 85, ND1354.4 F351 1989 (YCBA)

Guillaume Faroult, Turner et ses peintres, [expositions], Tate Britain, Londres, 23 septembre 2009-31 janvier 2010 ; galeries nationales, grand palais, Paris, 22 février-24 mai 2010 ; museo nacional del Prado, Madrid, 21 juin-19 septembre 2010 , Editions Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 2010, p. 8, fig. 5, Nj18 T85 F37 2010 (YCBA)

A. J. Finberg, The life of J. M. W. Turner, R.A. : with a supplment by Hilda F. Finberg, , Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1961, pp. 56, 461, no. 50, NJ18 T85 F55 1961 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 67, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 123-24; 130, I. 21; II.9, pl. 21, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, p. 218, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334

Kay Dian Kriz, The idea of the English landscape painter, genius as Alibi in the early nineteenth-century , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1997, p. 26, fig. 13, ND1354.5 K75 1997 (YCBA)

Peter Lord, Visual Culture of Wales : Imaging the Nation, University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 2000, pp. 157-58, N6792 L675 2000 (YCBA)

Peter Lord, The tradition : a new history of Welsh art, 1400-1990, Parthian, Cardigan, 2016, pp. 128, 129, fig. 136, N6792 .L678 2016 OVERSIZE (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. 86, no. 30, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

J.M.W. Turner : a selection of paintings from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon., Exhibition held Oct. 31, 1968-Apr. 21, 1969 in the National Gallery of Art , National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1968, pp. 12, 18, no. 3, fig. 3, NJ18 T85 U5 (YCBA)

Kathleen Nicholson, Turner, Poetry, and the Transformation of History Painting, Arts Magazine, vol. 56, April 1982, p. 92, N1 A415 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

Frederic Ogee, Turner, les paysages absolus , Hazan, Paris, 2010, pp. 78, 132-3, NJ18 T85 O34 2010 (YCBA)

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. 11, no. 85, ND1354.4 F35 (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, pp. 50-1 (v.1), no. 183, pl. 60, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Exhibition of Works by [ the ] Old Masters and by deceased masters of the British School including a collection of paintings by Albert Cuyp and of works by some English Landscape painters also . . . Winter Exhibition 34th Year, Royal Academy of Arts, 1903, p. 11, no. 29, Fiche B138 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Turner and the masters, Tate Publishing, London, 2009, pp. 21; 42; 98-9, 101, 114-15, pl. 15, NJ18 T85 T8352 2009+ (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, pp. 88 (v.1), no. 130, pl. 188, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Ian Warrell, Turner Inspired: In the Light of Claude, National Gallery, London, London, 2012, p.69, NJ18 T85 +W365 2012 Oversize (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, Turner in Wales, The Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno (Gwynedd), 1984, p. 60, no. 71, NJ18 T85 W592 (YCBA)

Andrew Wilton, The life and work of J.M.W. Turner, Academy Editions, London, 1979, p. 254, No. P9, NJ18 T85 +W577 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 36, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, pp. 12-13, 21, V2519 (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. 54 (v.1), no. 200, pl. 60, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

Harlech Castle, North Wales, Art in America, vol. 69, November 1981, p. 152, N1 A43 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

Harlech (Now First Produced) by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., Magazine of Art, vol. 2, January 1904, p. 238, N1 M34 + (YCBA) Available online in British Periodical Database.

A Great Collection of British Pictures in Virginia, The Times (London), Issue No. 55689, May 1, 1963, p. 5, Available Online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

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