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Marcellus Laroon the Younger, 1679–1772, British

Musical Conversation

Former Title(s):

A Musical Conversation [as published in 1985 YCBA Concise Catalogue]

A Musical Conversation (II)

ca. 1760
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 26 x 30 7/8 inches (66 x 78.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
audience | bust | cello | conversation piece | costume | genre subject | group portrait | harpsichord | harpsichordist | interior | leisure | lute | lutenist | music | musical instruments | paintings | party | people | sculpture | singers | violin | violinist | violoncello
Not on view

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 254, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Ralph Edwards, Georgian Conversation Pictures, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 254, N1 A54 105:2 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

James Miller, The Music party, paintings, drawings & prints by Marcellus Laroon, 1679-1772, with related works by Marcellus Laroon the Elder, c. 1650-1702 : catalogue of the exhibition at Boughton House, Northamptonshire, 11th June - 1st September 2011 and at The Handel House Museum .. , London, 2011, p. 24, no. 12, V 1777 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 44, 94, no. 63, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Sacheverell Sitwell, Conversation pieces, a survey of English domestic portraits and their painters , B.T. Batsford, London, 1936, pp. 72, 103, pl. 76, fig. 76, ND1314 S5 1936 (YCBA)

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