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Creator:
Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:

The Oliver and Ward Families

Former Title(s):

The Oliver and Ward Families in a Garden [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

The Garden Party [1975, Sotheby's sales catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1778
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 48 3/4 x 62 3/4 inches (123.8 x 159.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.2.4
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
child | conversation piece | costume | dinghy | family | garden | girl | group portrait | men | party | portrait | rowboat | shawls | water | women
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:243
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Advertisement, Country Life, vol. 158, November 6, 1975, p. 1259, S3 C68 158:3 OVERSIZE

Advertisement, Sotheby's Wednesday, 26th March, at 11am and 2.30 pm : Fine Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours , Connoisseur, vol. 188, no. 757, March 1975, p. 47, N1 C75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Cassandra Albinson, The worlds of Francis Wheatley, Yale Center for British Art, [New Haven, 2005, inside cover, V 1612

Collector's Questions, Destroyed in the Blitz , Country Life, vol. 133, February 21, 1963, p. 362, Uz fe60 C83 133:1 OVERSIZE (LSF)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 244-245, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Ellen G. D'Oench, The Conversation Piece: Arthur Devis & his contemporaries, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, pp. 28, 75, cat. no. 62, NJ18 D5151 D64 OVERSIZE

Frank Davis, Artist with a Flattering Brush, Country Life, vol. 157, June 19, 1975, p. 1612, S3 C68 157:3 OVERSIZE

Exhibition of the works by the Old Masters and by deceased masters of the British School including a selection from the works of Joseph Wright (of Derby), A.R.A., and a Collection of Water-Colour Drawings by Joseph M.W. Turner,R.A. Winter Exhibition 17th, , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1886, p. 5, no. 2, Fiche B122

Kate Retford, The Conversation Piece Making Modern Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2017, p. 227, fig. 173, ND1314.4 .R48 2017 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Sotheby Parke Bernet, [ Front Matter ] : Sotheby Parke Bernet : World Record Prices-1975, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 118, February 1976, pp. iii, vii, N1 B87 118:1 OVERSIZE

Sotheby's, Advertisement, Sotheby's : Fine Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Ninteenth Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours , Country Life, vol. 157, March 6, 1975, suppliment p. 43, S3 C68 157:2 OVERSIZE

Sotheby's, Advertisement, Sotheby's Wednesday, 26th March, 1975, at 11am and 2.30 pm : Fine seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth century paintings, drawings and watercolours , Burlington Magazine, vol. 117, March 1975, pp. xiv, xlviii, N1 B37 117:1 OVERSIZE

Sotheby's, Sotheby's sale catalogue : Fine Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Century English paintings, drawings and watercolours : 26 March 1975, Sotheby's, London, March 26, 1975, pp. 24-25, lot 50, Auction Catalogues

Mary Webster, Francis Wheatley, Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, London, 1970, pp. 123-124, no. 22, NJ18 W56 W43 (YCBA)


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