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

Revellers on a Coach

Former Title(s):

Une Diligence sur une route anglaise

between 1785 and 1790
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 16 5/8 x 24 3/8 inches (42.2 x 61.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
balloon hat | carriage | celebrating | coach | dog (animal) | donkey | fall | hat | man | men | party | revelers | road | roof | sky | umbrella | woman
Not on view

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)

Patricia Crown, British comic art, 1730-1830, from the Yale Center for British Art, Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, 1988, pp. 6-7,25, NC1477 G63 C76 (YCBA)

Vic Gatrell, The first bohemians, life and art in London's golden age , Allen Lane, London, 2013, pp. 315-16, 317, fig. 147, NX544.L6 G37 2013 (YCBA)

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 42, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 34, 153, 236, 237, 239, 345, cat. no. 128, NJ18.L928 A12 L44 2012 OVERSIZE (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. 31, 72, no. 8, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Simon Schama, The Yale Centre for British Art, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 3923, May 20, 1977, p. 620, Film S748 (SML) Also avaiable online in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS)

Eric Shanes, The Dover Mail - by Turner or by ' Girton ' ?, Turner Society News, no. 121, Spring, 2014, p. 8, 9 [fn 9], NJ18 T85 T86 (YCBA)

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