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Creator:
Edward Edwards, 1738–1806, British
Title:

Interior View of Westminster Abbey on the Commemoration of Handel, Taken from the Manager's Box

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 50 3/8 x 40 inches (128 x 101.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and possibly dated, lower right: "E. Edward | [?]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.254
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | audience | chorus | commemoration | genre subject | interior | mass | music | nave | organs (aerophones) | people | performance
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
Associated People:
Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759), composer
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:757
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Art on the line : the Royal Academy exhibitions at Somerset House, 1780-1836 : [catalogue of works], , The Courtauld Gallery, London, 2001, no. 53, V 0909 (YCBA)

David Cannadine, Westminster Abbey, A Church in History, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, p. 268, fig. 134, DA687.W5 W48 2019 (LC) (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. 92-93, N590.2 A83 (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. 45, 97, no. 67, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Art on the Line : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2001, Foldout no. 55, N5054 A78 2001B (YCBA)


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