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William Daniell, 1769–1837
Madras, or Fort St. George, in the Bay of Bengal -- A Squall Passing Off [1833, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]
Former Title(s):

Approaching Storm, Madras

An Indian Coast Scene with an approaching storm
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
27 x 42 inches (68.6 x 106.7 cm)

Signed and dated, lower left: "W. D. 1833."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
beach | boats | church | flag | fort | landscape | lighthouse | marine art | meteorology | ocean | people | science | sea | shore (landform) | steeple | storm | tree | Union Jack | waves (natural events) | wind
Associated Places:
Chennai | India | Tamil Nadu
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Company Culture (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-09-16 - 2004-01-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Christie's Sale Catalogue : Catalogue of English pictures and drawings : 24 June 1960, Christie's, June 24, 1960, p. 26, lot 118, Sales Catalogue (YCBA) [YCBA]

Muriel Clayton, Thomas Daniell, R.A. (1749-1840) and William Daniell, R.A. (1769-1837), Walker's Quarterly, 1932, p. 105, ND 1928 W35 35-36 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 82-83, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Exhibition Catalogue. 1833. 65th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 65, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1833, p. 19, no. 347, N5054 A53 v. 4 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Exhibition of the Royal Academy, [second notice] , Athenaeum, no. 291, May 25, 1833, p. 329, Available online at British Periodicals I [ORBIS]

Fine Arts : Royal Academy, [third notice] , Literary Gazette, , May 25, 1833, p. 331, Available online at British Periodicals I [ORBIS]

Jagmohan Mahajan, The Raj Landscape, British views of Indian cities , Spantech Publishers Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, 1988, pp. 58-60, 70, N8214.5 I5 M25 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 25, V 1199 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon : Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, , 1,2, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 96 (v.1), no. 150, pl. 68, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [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. 49 (v.1), no. 179, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Pauline Rohatgi, Indian life and landscape by Western artists, paintings and drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, 17th to the early 20th century , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, 2008, pp. 245-49, fig. 2, N8214.5 I5 V53 2008 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Royal Academy, , The Gentleman's Magazine, May 1833, p. 445, Available online at British Periodicals I [ORBIS]

Maurice Shellim, Oil paintings of India and the east by Thomas Daniell 1749-1840 and William Daniell 1769-1837, Inchcape & Co., London, 1979, pp. 47,117, 129, no. WD 25, NJ18 D21 S25 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Maurice Shellim, Patchwork to the Great Pagoda, India and British Painterns , Statesmen, Calcutta, 1973, p. 88, ND 466 S48 OVERSIZE (LSF) [ORBIS]

Maurice Shellim, The Daniells in India and the waterfall at Papanasam, Statesmen, Calcutta, 1970, pp. 25, 77, NJ18 D21 S54 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

Thomas Sutton, The Daniells, artists and travellers, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London, 1954, pp. 81, 157, 185, NJ18 D21 S8 (YCBA) [YCBA]

The Annuals for 1834, The Monthly Review, vol. 3, November 1833, p. 333, Available online at British Periodicals I [ORBIS]

Mary Webster, Johan Zoffany, 1733-1810, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 451, fig. 338, NJ18 Z68 W43 2011 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Stuart Cary Welch, The British view of India, selected English paintings from the Paul Mellon collection , American Federation of Arts, New York, 1978, N8214.5 I5 B75 1978 (YCBA) [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. 20 (v.1), no. 69, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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