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Creator:
Willem Wissing, ca. 1656–1687, Dutch, active in Britain (by 1676)
Title:

Portrait of a Boy

Former Title(s):

A Boy with a Spear and a Hound [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1685
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 81 1/2 x 48 3/4 inches (207 x 123.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.1.65
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | costume | dog (animal) | figures (representations) | gesture | greyhound | landscape | mountain | sandals | spear
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:157
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Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, p. 371, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 256-257, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, p. 8, no. 9, pl. 4, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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