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Creator:
George Morland, 1763–1804, British
Title:
A Party Angling
Date:
1789
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
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:
B2001.2.22
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
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
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

The Paul Mellon Bequest : Treasures of a Lifetime (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-02-17 - 2001-04-29)

Publications:
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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, N8232 +.I42 2010 Vol. 3,Part 3 Oversize (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)

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)

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)

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

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 +)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38766
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