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Creator:
Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
Title:

The Sense of Smell

Date:
1744 to 1747
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 52 x 60 1/2 inches (132.1 x 153.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.3.16
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
allegory | basket | birds | botany | conversation piece | costume | dead | dog (animal) | flower (plant) | flowers (plants) | food | fruit | genre subject | hunter | hunting | Italianate | lovers | melons | men | milkmaid | park (grounds) | pastoral | rifle (long gun) | Rococco style | science | senses | smell | tricorne | women
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:177
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Scent and Symbolism - Perfumed Objects and Images (Dixon Gallery & Gardens, 2017-04-09 - 2017-07-02) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

1747, Richardson's Sale, Foundling Hospital dinner, Mercier, The Star, vertue III, 1933-34, p. 135, N12 W35 A1 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Martine Chazal, Scent and Symbolism : Perfumed Objects and Images, Dixon Gallery & Gardens, Memphis, 2017, pp. 50-52, 173, cat. 178, fig. 42, NK5440 B6 C4484 2017 [ORBIS]

Christie's Sale Catalogue: Important English Pictures. Friday, 21 June 1974, Christie's, 1974, p. 45, Lot 123, pl. 123, Sales Catalogues (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]

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, pp. 214,216, fig. 6, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334 [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, pp. 5, 62, no. 266, pl. 6b, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 2 (v. 1), no. 4, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 108 (v. 1), no, 205, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA) [YCBA]

Robert Raines, Philip Mercier, 1689-1760, an exhibition of paintings and engravings. , Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, London, 1969, p. 47, no. 50, NJ18 M5427 R35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Sotheby's sale catalogue : British Paintings 1500-1850 : 13 July 1988, Sotheby's, London, July 13, 1988, pp. 129-31, lot 86, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Jennifer Ullman, Philippe Mercier and The five senses, Yale Center for British Art. , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, V 0099 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 36 (v.1), no. 132, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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