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Joseph Highmore, 1692–1780, British

A Family Conversation Piece [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Former Title(s):

A Family on a Terrace

1730 to 1735
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 17 3/4 x 31 1/2 inches (45.1 x 80 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | basin | chairs | child | conversation piece | costume | family | garden | girl | group portrait | men | portrait | women
Not on view

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 253, 256-7, fig. 3, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Ching-Jung Chen, The early Georgian conversation piece : Thesis (Ph. D.)--Rutgers University, UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, 2001, pp. 377-78, 513, 516, cat. no. 67, Available online : ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 114-115, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Ralph Edwards, Georgian Conversation Pictures, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 253, 256-57, fig. 3, N1 A54 105:2 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Jacqueline Riding, Basic Instincts Love, Passion and Violence in the Art of Joseph Highmore, Paul Holberton Publishing, London, p. 34, fig. 16, NJ18.H4888 R53 2017 (YCBA)

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