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

The Evening Coach, London in the Distance

Former Title(s):

The Evening Coach, with London in the Distance

The Evening Coach, London from Greenwich

Evening, with a stage coach

A View of London from Greenwich

Soir, avec une diligence

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 29 1/2 x 46 inches (74.9 x 116.8 cm)

Signed and dated, lower right: "P.J. Loutherbourg 1805"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
carriage | coach | dog (animal) | donkey | hills | horses (animals) | landscape | man | peasants | people | river | stick | water
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Greenwich | London | United Kingdom
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, opposite p.1; pp. 13-14, 99, pl. 37, 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. 152, 153, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 127-128, no. 124, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Exhibition Catalogue. 1806. 38th, Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, no. 38, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1806, p. 4, no. 36, N5054 A53 29-49 (YCBA)

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 53, 164, no. IV.7, pl. 42, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 40, 48, fig. 36, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)

Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 99, 317-18, cat. no. 293, 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)

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. 79 (v.1), no. 276, 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. 58, no. 42, pl. 122, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

The Noble Horse, From Pegasus to Thoroughbred , Television Tokyo Channel 12, Ltd., 2000, pp. 93, 133, English catalogue p. 19, no. 79, pl. 79, N7668 H6 N6 2000 (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. 70, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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