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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:

Hogarth Has Made Breakfast and Sends up a Cup to His Wife at the Same Time Ordering the Little Dog to be Admitted to her Mistress's Bedchamber

Part Of:

Collective Title: Drawings to Illusrate the Life of Hogarth

Date:
1817
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brown ink, brown wash, gray 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 5/8 × 5 1/2 inches (19.4 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "No 6 | Hogarth has made breakfast | and sends up a cup to his wife | at the same time ordering the | little dog to be admitted to her | mistresses bedchamber"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.794
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | breakfast | curtain | depiction | dog (animal) | food | genre subject | interior | mirror | servant | table | window | woman
Associated People:
William Hogarth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12512
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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.127,131,133..., fig. 11, 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)


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