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Creator:
Landscape by Thomas Jones, 1742–1803, British, active in Italy (1776–83)
figures by John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title:
The Death of Orpheus
Date:
ca. 1770
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 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
Exhibition History:
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Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Gallery, London, 2003-11-12 - 2004-01-15)

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (Whitworth Art Gallery, 2003-08-22 - 2003-10-26)

Thomas Jones (1742-1803) (National Museum Wales, 2003-05-21 - 2003-08-10)

Nobleness and Grandeur - Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760 - 1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24)

Publications:
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Malcolm Cormack, A 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)

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)

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)

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

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:942
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