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Creator:
John Scarlett Davis, 1804–1845, British
Title:

The Interior of the British Institution Gallery

Date:
1829
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 44 1/2 x 56 inches (113 x 142.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower right: "J. Scarlett Davis | 1829"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.212
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
arch | aristocrats | chair | collectors | conversation piece | cows | frames (furnishings) | interior | men | paintings | patrons | portrait | room | sitting | women
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723–1792), portrait and history painter and art theorist
West, Benjamin (1738–1820), American history painter active in Britain
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:722
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British portraits : Winter exhibition, 1956-57., , , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1956, v. 1, p. 123, no. 391, N5054 A545 1956/57 v. 1 and 2 (YCBA) Alao available on Microfiche; Fiche B196, fiche #'s 1 - 4

Christie's sale catalogue: Catalogue of Fine Pictures by Old Masters : 24 October 1958, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, October 24, 1958, p. 15, Lot 62, Fiche B51 (YCBA) Hard Copy Avaiable; X348 C46 I.1958/10/24 (LSF) [Contact haasalsc@yale.edu to request item]

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Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 120, p. 121 (detail), N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Stephen Duffy, The discovery of Paris, watercolours by early nineteenth-century British artists , The Wallace Collection, London, London, 2013, p. 82, 83, ND1928 D84 2013 (YCBA)

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Francis Haskell, The ephemeral museum: Old Master paintings and the rise of the art exhibition, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 114-115, fig. 12, N7395 H37 2000 (LC) (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. 49, 104, no. 86, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Catherine Roach, Frame works : paintings-within-paintings in nineteenth-century Britain, Thesis (Ph. D.)--Columbia University, 2009. , University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009, pp. 22, 25-80, 243, 245, 246, 250, 251, 256, 257, 258, 259, figs. 0.7, 1.1, 1.2, 1.9, 1.11, 1.21, 1.23, ,1.25, 1.28, ND1460.P35 R63 2009 (YCBA)

Catherine Roach, Pictures-within-pictures in nineteenth-century Britain, Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Abingdon, New York, 2016, cover, pp. 24-26, 29-63, cl. pl. no. 5, 8 (detail) and 9 (detail); figs. 1.1, 1.3, 1.7, ND1460.P35 R63 2016 (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition of works by the old masters and deceased masters of the British school : winter exhibition forty-first year., William Clowes and Sons, Limited, London, 1910, p. 47, no. 170, N5054 A 545 1910 (YCBA) Also available on microfiche B144, on line at racollection.org.uk and in hard copy at WO 1157 (LSF)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Important old master paintings : 27 January 2011, , Sotheby's, , Sotheby's (New York), New York, January 27, 2011, pp. 166,167, fig. 14, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

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