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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:
Hogarth Carrying his Master's Sick Child Round Leicester Fields. The Spot of Ground Leicester House.
Date:
1817
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, gray ink, black ink, gray wash, brown wash and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 7/8 × 9 3/4 inches (32.7 × 24.8 cm) and Image: 7 5/16 × 5 5/8 inches (18.6 × 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "No 1 | Hogarth carrying his Master's | sick child round Leicester fields | The Spot of ground | Leicester house"

Watermark: 1817

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.789
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
building | child | costume | depiction | genre subject | men | woman
Associated People:
William Hogarth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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Karen Junod, Writing the lives of painters, biography and artistic identity in Britain 1760-1810 , Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011, p. 127,128, fig. 6, CT21 J85 2011 (YCBA)

Tessa Violet Murdoch, A glimpse of the apprentice William Hogarth engraving his master's shop-bill : the sign of the angel, Silver Studies, vol. 31, 2015, pp. 63-65, V 2571 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12499
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