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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
Not on View
From the Tour: Britain's Royal Academy of Art in the Late 1700s and Early 1800s
Object 1 of 8

Provenance

Kirkman Hodgson [1814-1879], of Ashgrove, Sevenoaks, Kent; by descent to his son, Robert Kirkman Hodgson [1850-1924], of Gavelacre, Hampshire. H. Darell Brown, London, by 1908;[1] (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 23 May 1924, no. 17); (Thos. Agnew & Sons, London); sold that same day to the Hon. (later Sir) Arthur Howard [1896-1971].[2] (Thos. Agnew & Sons, London), by 1973;[3] purchased July 1974 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1983 to NGA.

[1] The painting was included in the Franco-British Exhibition, Fine Arts Palace, White City, (London, 1908), no. 73.

[2] Stockbook no. 6277, Thomas Agnew & Sons, London

[3] Letter, Sir Geoffrey Agnew to J. Carter Brown, 8 August 1973, in NGA curatorial files.

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