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Alexander Nasmyth, 1758–1840

Hawthornden Castle, near Edinburgh

between 1820 and 1822
Oil on canvas
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boulders | castle | cavern | cliffs | geology | landscape | men | river | riverbanks | rocks (landforms) | rocks (landforms) | science | trees | water
Associated Places:
Edinburgh | North Esk | Roslin | Scotland | United Kingdom
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Art in Focus : The British Castle - A Symbol in Stone (Yale Center for British Art, 2017-04-07 - 2017-08-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Voices of Scotland (The Grolier Club, 1992-12-17 - 1993-02-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25) [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]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 168-169, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, pp. 156-7, no. III.29, pl. 131, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Oscar and Peter Johnson Ltd., The Nasmyth family, London, 27 May 1964, p. 6, no. 5, Dealer Catalogues (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 48 (v.1), no. 175, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Duncan Robinson, Fairest isle : the appreciation of British scenery, 1750-1850, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1989, p. 17, no. 141, ND1354.4 F35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

The British Castle : A Symbol in Stone, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2017, p. 34, cat. 31, V2722 [ORBIS]

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