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Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812

A View near Matlock, Derbyshire with Figures Working beneath a Wooden Conveyor

Former Title(s):

An engine to draw water out of a lead mine near Matlock, Bath, Derbyshire

L'Aqueduc d'une mine de charbon pres de Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

Oil on canvas
35 5/8 x 57 inches (90.5 x 144.8 cm), Frame: 48 x 69 1/2 x 4 inches (121.9 x 176.5 x 10.2 cm)

Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left: "PI de Loutherbourg 1785."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
banks | barrel | bridge (built work) | building | conveyor | house | labor | landscape | man | river | rocks (landforms) | stream | woman | wooden | workers
Associated Places:
Derbyshire | Derwent | England | Matlock | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Philippe - Jacques de Loutherbourg (1740 - 1812) (Musee de Beaux-Arts, Strasbourg, 2012-11-17 - 2013-02-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10-20 - 1983-02-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

David Ainley, Blinded by Spectacle, Disregard for Human Labour in a Landscape of Joseph Wright of Derby, and a Painter's Respnse folloiwng modernism , Digital and Material Arts Research Centre, University of Derby, January 12, 2012, p. 15, Available online http://hdl.handle.net/10545/621637

Malcolm Cormack, 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) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 129, pp. 178, no. V.2, pl. 105, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 121, 249, 260-61, 262, cat. no. 180, NJ18.L928 A12 L44 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [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. 12, V 1392 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Graham Reynolds, Scene and Sensibility, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, issue no. 4178, April 29, 1983, p. 438, Film S748 (SML) Also available OnLine in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS) [ORBIS]

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