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image of Moonlight on the Yare John Crome (artist)
British, 1768 - 1821
Moonlight on the Yare, c. 1816/1817
oil on canvas
overall: 98.4 x 125.7 cm (38 3/4 x 49 1/2 in.) framed: 122.4 x 149.9 x 9.2 cm (48 3/16 x 59 x 3 5/8 in.)
Paul Mellon Collection
1983.1.39
On View
From the Tour: Britain's Royal Academy of Art in the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 1 of 8

Exhibition History

1817
Probably Norwich Society, 1817, no. 14, as Moon Rising.
1908
Franco-British Exhibiton, Fine Art Palace, London, 1908, no. 73.
1911
International Fine Art Exhibition, British Fine Art Palace, Rome, 1911, no. 19.
1919
English Eighteenth Century Pictures, Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, 1919, no. 19.
1921
Crome Centenary Exhibition, Castle Museum, Norwich, 1921, no. 29.
1934
British Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1934, no. 447 (Commemorative Catalogue, no. 332, repro. pl. xcviiib).
1951
Treasures from Sussex Houses, Art Gallery, Worthing, 1951, no. 167.
1958
Crome and Cotman, Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, 1958, no. 52, repro.
1968
John Crome, Arts Council of Great Britain, Castle Museum, Norwich; Tate Gallery, London, 1968, no. 12.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist
1987
William Wordsworth and the Age of English Romanticism, New York Public Library; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington; Chicago Historical Society, 1987-1988, no. 280, 187 color repro., fig. 173.

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