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Thomas Gainsborough RA, 1727–1788

Spitz Dog

Former Title(s):

A Dog [1978, Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings, catalogue]

ca. 1765
Oil on canvas
24 x 29 1/2 inches (61 x 74.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animal art | dog (animal)
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

In the Company of Cats and Dogs (The Blanton Museum of Art, 2014-06-22 - 2014-09-21) [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]

Walter Armstrong, Thomas Gainsborough, Portfolio, , Seeley, London, 1894, p. 291, NJ18.G16 A5 1894 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Hugh Belsey, Thomas Gainsborough: The portraits, fancy pictures and copies after old masters, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 944, cat. 1041, NJ18.G16 B453 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Cyril Connolly, English Conquest in the Old Dominion, ART News, vol. 62, Summer 1963, p. 31, N1 A6 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 98-99, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867 : A Catalogue : The Paul Mellon Collection, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 108-109, no. 104, pl. 39, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 25, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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. 176 (v.1), no. 336, pl. 87, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (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. 82 (v.1), no. 293, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Sotheby's sale catalogue : The collection of water-colour drawings and paintings by English artists of the 18th-20th centuries : 20 March 1946, Sotheby's, London, March 20, 1946, p. 11, Lot 171, Film B12 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ellis Waterhouse, Gainsborough, Spring Books, London, 1966, p. 106, NJ18 G16 A12 W28 1966 + OVERSIZE (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, pp. 25-6 (v.1), no. 92, ND466 Y35 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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