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Matthias Read, 1669–1747

Whitehaven, Cumbria, Showing Flatt Hall

Former Title(s):

Prospect View of Whitehaven, Cumbria, Showing Flatt Hall, to the Left

Whitehaven Cumberlan Prospect of the town and harbour

between 1730 and 1735
Oil on canvas
40 x 72 inches (101.6 x 182.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
agriculture | animals | architectural subject | architecture | church | city | cityscape | cows | dock | farming | farmland | fields (agricultural land) | harbor | hills | horses (animals) | horses (animals) | landscape | livestock | men | port | roads | sea | town | view | water
Associated Places:
Cumbria | England | United Kingdom | Whitehaven
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Country Houses in Great Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-10-10 - 1980-01-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Nicholas Alfrey, Mapping the landscape, essays on art and cartography , Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham [England], 1990, p. 12, fig. 5, GA105 M27 1990 (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. 182-183, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 32-22, 106, no. 12, pl. 12, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Terry Friedman, The Eighteenth-Century Church in Britain, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2011, pp. 3-5, figs. 3a, 3b. 3c, NA5466 F76 2011 + Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Harris, The artist and the country house, a history of country house and garden view painting in Britain, 1540-1870 , Sotheby Parke Bernet, London Totowa, N.J., 1979, pp. 60, 99, 100 n. 14, 152, no. 167, fig. 167, N6764 H36 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

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