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John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833

Hogarth Sitting to Roubiliac for His Bust

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Collective Title: Drawings to Illusrate the Life of Hogarth

Materials & Techniques:
Pen and brown ink, black ink, brown wash, gray wash, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Sheet: 12 7/8 × 9 3/4 inches (32.7 × 24.8 cm), Image: 7 3/16 × 5 3/8 inches (18.3 × 13.7 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "No 17 | Hogarth sitting to Ronbeliac for | his Bust"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
artist | busts | depiction | genre subject | interior | model | sculptor
Associated People:
William Hogarth
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IIIF Manifest:

Fame and Friendship : Pope , Roubiliac , and the Eighteenth-Century Portrait Bust (Waddesdon (NT), 2014-06-18 - 2014-10-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Fame and Friendship : Pope , Roubiliac , and the Eighteenth-Century Portrait Bust (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-02-20 - 2014-05-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Malcolm Baker, The marble index : Roubiliac and sculptural portraiture in eighteenth-century Britain, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 42, 187, 188, fig. 205, NB466 .B355 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Diana Dethloff, Burning bright : essays in honour of David Bindman, [ Electronic Resource ] , UCL Press, London, 2015, pp. 36, 37, fig. 4.1, Available Online (ORBIS) https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1470833/ [Website]

Karen Junod, Writing the lives of painters, biography and artistic identity in Britain 1760-1810 , Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011, pp. 127,131..., fig. 22, CT21 J85 2011 (YCBA) [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) [YCBA]

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