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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:
Hogarth Being Out of His Time Draws His Companion's Figure on the Door of a Certain Place, to the Great Admiration of All His Friends
Date:
1817
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, black ink, gray ink, gray wash, brown wash and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 13/16 × 9 11/16 inches (32.5 × 24.6 cm) and Image: 7 5/16 × 5 7/16 inches (18.6 × 13.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "THE GENTLEMAN'S GARDEN" inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "N.3 | Hogarth being out of his time | draws his companion's figure on | the door of a certain place to | the great admiration of all his friends"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.791
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | garden | genre subject | men
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, pp.127,130, fig. 8, 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:12502
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