<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:
Amateurs of Tye-Wig Music
Date:
ca. 1800-1815
Medium:
Pen and ink and watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/16 x 28 5/16in. (48.7 x 71.9cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "Amateurs of Tie-Wig Music"; additional inscriptions on image

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.155
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bellows | books | busts | cages | cat | cellos | chairs | children | clarinet | clocks | concert | dog (animal) | fiddles | fireplace | flute | globe | horns | keys | leisure | men | music | oboe | organology | owl | playing cards | satire | saw | scales (weighing devices) | score | sheet music | tie-wigs | toys (recreational artifacts) | violins | women
Associated People:
Geminiani, Francesco Saverio (1687–1762), composer and music theorist
Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759), composer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Exhibition History:
<double click to display>
<double click to hide>

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

The Drawings of Edward Francis Burney (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 1982-11-16 - 1983-02-01)

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985-06-04 - 1985-09-05)

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-09-01 - 1984-11-13)

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (National Gallery of Canada, 1985-02-26 - 1985-05-10)

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (The Library of Congress, 1984-11-13 - 1985-02-26)

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04)

Art and Music in Britain: Four Encounters, 1730-1900 (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-10-05 - 2006-12-31)

Publications:
<double click to display>
<double click to hide>

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, pp. 16, 20-21, V 1699 (YCBA)

Timothy J. Barringer, Art & music in Britain, four encounters, 1730-1900 (exhibition and label text) , New Haven, 2006, [p. 3], V 1699:1 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12120
Export:
XML | RDF
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.