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George Morland, 1763–1804, British

A Party Angling

Former Title(s):

Fishing Party

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 25 x 30 inches (63.5 x 76.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
breeches | caraco | chemise | conversation piece | fish | fishing | men | party | river | riverbank | rod | rowboat | ruffle | servant | sporting art | top hat | water | women
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

David Bindman, The Image of the Black in Western Art : From the " Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition, , vol. 3, part 3, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2010, pp. 148, 150, 269, fig. 141, N8217.B535 I42 2010+ (YCBA) Citations are to Vol. 3, Part 3

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 44, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

Painting in England : 1700-1850, Arts Review, vol. 37, no. 7, April 1963, p. 20, V 2337 Another copy is available at HAAS Arts Library (N1 A415 +)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 144 (v.1), no. 274, pl. 135, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 66, 139, no. 170, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings by George Morland, held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington , Wyman & Sons, London, 1904, p. 13, no. 87, NJ18 M83 A12 1904 (YCBA)

Malcolm Warner, The Paul Mellon Bequest : treasures of a lifetime, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 54, N5247 M385 P28 2001 (YCBA)

George Charles Williamson, George Morland, 1907, pp. 111, 163, 168, Online resource available in Google Books

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