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Creator Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812, French, active in Britain (from 1771)
Title The Great Fire of London
Alternate Title(s) Le Grand Incendie de Londres (petite version)
Date ca. 1797
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 23 5/8 x 32 inches (60 x 81.3 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1976.7.110
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667690
Subject Terms arch | boats | bridge (built work) | cathedral | children | church | clouds | costume | cradle | fear | fire | flames | gesture | historical subject | moon | night | people | river | rowboats | smoke
Place Represented England | Europe | Greater London | London | St. Paul's Cathedral | Thames | United Kingdom
Publications

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 186, no. 375, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)


Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp, 152, 153, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)


Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 42, ND466 G67 (YCBA)


Musee des Beaux Arts de Strasbourg, Loutherbourg ( Strasbourg, 1740 - Londres, 1812 ):, tourments et chime`res : livret de l'exposition, Musees de la vie de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, 2012, p. 9, fig. 21, V 1392 (YCBA)


Olivier Lefeuvre, Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg : 1740-1812, , Arthena, Paris, 2012, pp. 167, 297, cat. no. 243, NJ18.L928 A12 L44 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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