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Creator:
Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794–1835, British
Title:

Captain Macheath Upbraided by Polly and Lucy in the 'Beggar's Opera', 1826

Former Title(s):

Captain Macheath upbraided by Lucy and Polly [1826, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
1826
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 38 x 47 1/2 inches (96.5 x 120.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in lower left: "[???] | PRAYER"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1973.1.42
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
actors | alcohol | beauty spot | broken | captain (military officer) | costume | drinking glasses | food | gesture | gloves | group portrait | interior | light | literary theme | opera (discipline) | people | performance | table | theater (discipline) | wine
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4910
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Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 172-173, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Scott Wilcox, Among the whores and thieves : William Hogarth and The beggar's opera, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1997, pp 111, 112, no. 43, fig. 41, NJ18 H67 A15 B4 1997 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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