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London 1964-65
London 1964-65
Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon

London, Royal Academy

1964-65
Many people worked to bring this exhibition to completion. The Mellons' friend, Basil Taylor, an English art historian, advised them on the development of their collection.
Painting in England 1700-1850: Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon with introduction by Basil Taylor [Taylor 1964]
The exhibition was a selection from the larger one held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Va. the preceding year [Richmond 1963], with the addition of more recent acquisitions. It included the following six paintings by or ascribed to Wilson, five of which remain in the collection of the Yale Center for British Art:

P14 A View of Dover (no. 57)
P47A Lago d'Agnano with Vesuvius (no. 56)
P76A Wilton House from the South-East (no. 52)
P90 The Destruction of Niobe's Children (no. 301)
P109 Kew Gardens: The Pagoda and Bridge (no. 55)
Unlocated: River View ('On the Arno') (no. 54)
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