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John Crome, 1768–1821, British

The River Wensum, Norwich

Former Title(s):

The Wensum at Thorpe: Boys Bathing

Bathing Scene

The Wensum, Norwich

The Wensum at Thorpe, boys bathing

ca. 1814
Oil on panel
Support (PTG): 21 × 34 1/4 inches (53.3 × 87 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
figures | genre subject | houses | landscape | people | river | tree | yard
Associated Places:
England | Norfolk | Norwich | United Kingdom | Wensum
Not on view

C. H. Collins Baker, Crome, Methuen & co., ltd., London, 1921, pp. 38, 41, 43, NJ18 C89 B84 1921 + (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 13, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, p. 198, no. VI.24, pl. 171, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Patrick Noon, Crossing the Channel : British and French painting in the age of romanticism, Tate Publishing, London, p, 210, no. 120, ND467.5.R6 N66 2003 Oversize (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. 31 (v.1)..., No. 101, pl. 16, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 66 (v.1), no. 77, pl. 60, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Fine paintings and drawings of the English school :19 April 1961, Sotheby's, London, April 19, 1961, p. 23, lot 83, Auction Catalogue (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. 17 (v.1), no. 58, pl. 16, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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