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Attributed to Joseph Highmore, 1692–1780
Formerly attributed to William Hogarth, 1697–1764

Figures in a Tavern or Coffee House

Former Title(s):

The Coffee House Politicians

Figures in a Coffee-House

ca. 1725 or after 1750
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on panel
7 3/4 x 18 1/4 inches (19.7 x 46.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
drinking | food | genre subject | men | party | tavern | woman
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

William Hogarth - A Selection of Painting from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (National Gallery of Art, 1971-02-12 - 1971-05-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Kat Eschner, This 17th-Century “Women’s Petition Against Coffee” Probably Wasn’t About Women, or Coffee, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/meet-pro-temperance-women-who-crusaded-against-coffee-180965039/ , Smithsonian, October 2, 2017, Available Online [ORBIS]

Vic Gatrell, The first bohemians, life and art in London's golden age , Allen Lane, London, 2013, p. 180-81, Pl. 9, NX544.L6 G37 2013 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, vol. 157, December 1964, p. 214, N1 C75 + 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. 33 (v.1), no. 109, ND466 R68 1964/65 (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. 33 (v.1), no. 113, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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