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Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812, French, active in Britain (from 1771)

Landscape with Cattle and Peasant

Former Title(s):

Landscape with cattle

Un Coucher de soleil sur un lac avec un troupeau, un berger et une paysanne

ca. 1781
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 26 1/2 x 41 1/2 inches (67.3 x 105.4 cm)

Signed, lower left: "P [?] de Loutherbourg"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
basket | cattle | cows | dog (animal) | grass | hill | lake | landscape | man | peasant | rocks (landforms) | ruins | woman
Not on view

Canaletto to Constable, paintings of town and country from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 1998, pp. 13-14, 79, pl. 27, ND1354.4 Y25 1998 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 150, 151, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Maurice Harold Grant, A chronological history of the old English landscape painters (in oil) from the XVIth century to the XIXth century, (describing more than 800 painters) , F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited, Leigh-on-Sea, UK, 1974, p. 323 (v.3), ND1354 G73 1971+ (YCBA)

Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 102, 103, 315, cat. no. 286, NJ18.L928 A12 L44 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Musee des Beaux Arts de Strasbourg, Loutherbourg ( Strasbourg, 1740 - Londres, 1812 ):, tourments et chime`res : livret de l'exposition , Musees de la vie de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 2012, p. 15, V 1392 (YCBA)

Notes on Current Events, British Architect and Northern Engineer, March 2, 1900, p. 145, Online Resource Available online at ProQuest British Periodals

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 58 (v.1), no. 43, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, The Times (London), Monday, February 26, 1900, p. 11, Available online : Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm : An T482 (SML)

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