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Creator:
William Ashford, 1746–1824, British
Title:
Landscape with Haymakers and a Distant View of a Georgian House
Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 30 x 42 inches (76.2 x 106.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.21
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
agriculture | country house | dog (animal) | donkey | farming | fields | Georgian | hills | horses (animals) | house | landscape | mansion | men | mountains | pediment | river | sheep | shovel
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Country Houses in Great Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-10-10 - 1980-01-29)

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

Irish Silver (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1984-09-25 - 1984-12-11)

Publications:
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Anne O. Crookshank, Irish Landscapes with an English Air, William Ashford (1746-1824) , Country Life, vol. 157, May 22, 1975, p. 1353, fig. 5, S3 +C68 157:3 (YCBA)

Jane Fenlon, Irish Fine Art in the Early Modern Period : New Perspectives on Artistic Practice, 1620 - 1820, Newbridge, Country Kildare, Ireland, 2016, p. 159, fig. 06.02, N6787 I75 2016 (YCBA)

John Harris, The artist and the country house, a history of country house and garden view painting in Britain, 1540-1870 , Sotheby Parke Bernet, London Totowa, N.J., 1979, pp. 256-257, 304, no. 342, fig. 342, N6764 H36 + (YCBA)

Penelope McElwee, The non-representation of the agricultural labourers in 18th and 19th century English paintings : an exploration into the artistic conventions followed by the aristocracy and landowning classes in representations of the agricultural labourers ..., Newcastle upon Tyne, 2016, p. 57, fig. 4-4, NX650.L32 M34 2016 (YCBA)

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 48-49, 113, no. 26, pl. 26, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:534
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