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Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British

The Mistletoe Bough

ca. 1790
Oil on canvas
22 5/8 × 18 1/2 inches (57.5 × 47 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
alcohol | basket | candlestick | caps | celebration | chair | Christmas | costume | cottage | courtship | dance | dinner | elderly | feast | fireplace | food | genre subject | girls | kissing | lovers | meal | men | mop caps | morality | party | peasants | roast beef | table | winter | women
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 246-247, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Patricia Crown, British comic art, 1730-1830, from the Yale Center for British Art, Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, 1988, p. 30, NC1477 G63 C76 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 72, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Luke Herrmann, The Paul Mellon Collection at Burlington House, Connoisseur, v. 157, no. 634, December 1964, p. 216, N1 C75 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Another copy available in YCBA Vertical File Collection: v 2334 [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. 71 (v.1), no. 255, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 141 (v.1), no. 268, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

W. Roberts, F. Wheatley, R.A., His life and works , Otto limited, London, 1910, p. 20, pl. 111, NJ18 W56 +R63 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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