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William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
The Marmalong Bridge
ca. 1783
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 27 x 36 inches (68.6 x 91.4 cm)

Label on verso, lower center: “From the collection of the Right Hon. Warren Hastings | and almost certainly commissioned by him. | From the collections of Mr. Grisewood, Mr Byass, | Mr. Charles Baring Young and Mr. Arthur Young, all | of whom successively owned Daylesford House after it | was sold following the death of Warren Hasting’s widow | in 1853. In 1936 the paintings were left by Mr. Arthur | Young to the Kingham Hill Trust. | Probably bought by Mr. Grisewood in the Warren Hastings | Sale of 1853.”; lower left: “Pitt & Scott Ltd | London | G.[handwritten] 779 | #228 | [typed] 0704”

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bridge (built work) | costume | genre subject | jug | landscape | leisure | long gun | mountains | people | river
Associated Places:
Adyar | Asia | Bharat | India | Madras
On view
Exhibition History:
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Company Culture (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-09-16 - 2004-01-05)

William Hodges, RA (1744-1797) (Auckland Art Gallery: Toi o Tamaki, 2005-05-20 - 2005-07-31)

William Hodges, RA (1744-1797) (National Maritime Museum, 2004-07-06 - 2004-11-21)

William Hodges, RA (1744-1797) (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-01-27 - 2005-04-24)

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John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 82, fig. 3.4, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA)

Morna O'Neill, Company Culture:, British Artists and the East India Company 1770-1830: October 16, 2003-January 11, 2004 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2003, no. 24, V 1199 (YCBA)

Geoff Quilley, William Hodges, 1744-1797 : The art of exploration : catalogue to the exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 5 July-21 November, 2004 and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 27 January-24 April 2005 , , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2004, pp. 140-41, no. 42, NJ18 H646 +W55 2004 (YCBA)

Isabel Combs Stuebe, Life and works of William Hodges, , Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979, pp. xviii, 248, no. 325, fig. 209, NJ18 H646 S75 1979 (YCBA)

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