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George Morland, 1763–1804
A Party Angling
Former Title(s):
Fishing Party
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
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:

The Paul Mellon Bequest : Treasures of a Lifetime (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-02-17 - 2001-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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 [YCBA]

Christie's sale catalogue : A valuable and choice collection of pictures, consisting of the works of the most celebrated and esteemed antient and modern masters : 5 February 1791, Christie's, February 5, 1791, p. 4, lot 48, Art Sales Catalogues Online [ORBIS]

Stephen Deuchar, Noble exercise : the sporting ideal in eighteenth-century British art, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1982, p. 39, no. 6, ND1388 G7 D48+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Elisabeth Fairman, Pleasures and pastimes, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, 1990, p. 32, no. 251, DA485 F25 1990 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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

Painting in England : 1700-1850, Arts Review, vol. 37,, April 1963, p. 20, V 2337 [ORBIS]

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

Walter Shaw Sparrow, Angling in British Art Through Five Centuries : Prints, Pictures, Books, , John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London, 1923, pp. 177-8, N8250 S6 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [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) [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) [YCBA]

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

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