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Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760

Sir Edward Hales, Baronet, of Hales Place, Hackington, Kent

Former Title(s):

Sir Edward Hales [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Oil on canvas
81 1/2 x 51 7/8 inches (207 x 131.8 cm)

Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "Ph. Mercier Pinxit.| Anno.1744.

Inscribed, verso: "Sir Edrd Hales 5th Bart / who built the present Mansion"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
costume | dog (animal) | glove | hunting | man | portrait | rabbit | rifle (long gun) | river
Associated People:
Hales, Sir Edward, 5th Baronet, 3rd Jacobite Earl of Tenterden (1730–1802)
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Christie's sale catalogue : Catalogue of pictures of the early English school : 26 February 1910, Christie's, London, February 26, 1910, Lot 26, Fiche B51 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 158-159, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 35-36, no. 37, pl. 12, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, p. 24, no. 49, pl. 8a, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

H. C. G. Matthew, Hales, Sir Edward, Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 547-8, DA28 D5 2004 (YCBA) [YCBA]

H. C. G. Matthew, Mercier, Philip [Formerly Philippe], Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, p. 856, DA28 D5 2004 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Christopher Monkhouse, A Corner of Britain at Yale, Country Life, vol. 163, April 1978, pp. 1196-7, fig. 5, S3 C68 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Paul Mellon's Legacy : a passion for British art [large print labels], , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 P381 2007 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 10, N590.2 A82 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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