Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)

Title:
Dovedale
Date:
1786
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 25 1/4 × 33 1/4 inches (64.1 × 84.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Signed and dated, lower right on further bank right of tree root: "I.W. Pinxit 1786"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.722
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
rowboat | river | woods | fishing | rocks (landforms) | swans | swans | man | caps (headgear) | cliffs | waterfall | trees | landscape | riverbank
Associated Places:
England | Dove | United Kingdom | Peak District National Park | North Yorkshire
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Fairest Isle - The Appreciation of British Scenery 1750-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 1989-04-12 - 1989-06-25)

Presences of Nature - British Landscape 1780-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-10 - 1983-02)

Publications:
Louis Hawes, Presences of Nature : British Landscape, 1780-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1982, p. 161, no. IV.3, pl. 135, ND1354.4 H38 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1179