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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:
Hogarth Drinking the First Glass of Wine with His Wife - Their Dogs Keeping Respectful Distances
Date:
1817
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, black ink, brown wash, gray wash, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 9 3/4 inches (32.4 × 24.8 cm) and Image: 7 5/8 × 5 1/8 inches (19.4 × 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "No 7 | Hogarth drinking the first | glass of wine with his wife | ---their dogs keeping | respectful distances"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.795
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | depiction | dinner | dog (animal) | genre subject | interior | painting (visual work) | wife
Associated People:
William Hogarth
Access:
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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. 127,131..., fig. 12, 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:12514
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