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New Haven 1981
New Haven 1981
Classic Ground: British Artists and the Landscape of Italy, 1740-1830

New Haven, Yale Center for British Art

29 July - 20 September 1981
Duncan Bull (Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, 1980-81)
Exhibition catalogue: D. Bull, Classic Ground: British Artists and the Landscape of Italy [Bull 1981]
The exhibition comprised 115 works, drawn from the YCBA collection. Wilson was represented by eight paintings and five drawings (two on a double-page spread):
P47A Lago d'Agnano with Vesuvius in the Distance (no. 2)
P48A Lago d'Agnano with the Grotta del Cane - II (no. 26)
P56 Rome from the Villa Madama (no. 53)
P92B An Italian Landscape, Morning (no. 82)
NWP101B Imitator of Wilson: The Head of Lake Nemi (no. 17)
P138B The West Belvedere at Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli (no. 111 - Hadrian's Villa)
P186 Cicero's Villa and the Gulf of Pozzuoli (no. 42)
A Summer Evening ('On the Arno' - I) (no.83 - View in Italy) present location unknown
D39 Ponte delle Torri, seen through an Arch (no. 87 - A Viaduct seen through an Arch)
D244 The Falls at Tivoli (no. 97)
D280/20 Italian Sketchbook - Drawings pp. 20(v) and 21(r) (double spread, no.90 - A Bridge in a wooded Valley and no. 90a - Study of a Sarcophagus)
D316 The Via Nomentana (no. 84)
D317 Temple of Minerva Medica, Rome (no. 73)