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Creator:
Landscape by Thomas Jones, 1742–1803
figures by John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779
Title:

The Death of Orpheus

Date:
ca. 1770
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
37 1/2 x 51 inches (95.3 x 129.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.458
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
attack | death | forest | landscape | man | religious and mythological subject | water | women
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:942
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Nobleness and Grandeur - Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760 - 1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (Whitworth Art Gallery, 2003-08-22 - 2003-10-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Museum Wales, 2003-05-21 - 2003-08-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Christie's Sale Catalogue : Catalogue of English pictures and drawings : 24 June 1960, Christie's, June 24, 1960, p. 26, lot 122, Sales Catalogue (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 130, 131, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Vic Gatrell, The first bohemians, life and art in London's golden age , Allen Lane, London, 2013, p. 209, fig. 88, NX544.L6 G37 2013 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 : collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon : Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, , 1,2, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 198, no. 378, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Greg Smith, Thomas Jones (1742-1803) : an artist rediscovered, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2003, pp. 38, 133-34, no. 22, pl. no. 22, NJ18 J714 T56 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]


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