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Creator:
George Beare, active 1738–1749, British
Title:

Portrait of an Elderly Lady and a Girl

Former Title(s):

Portrait of an Elderly Lady and a Young Girl [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Portrait of an elderly woman and a girl

Date:
1747
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 49 1/16 x 40 1/4 inches (124.6 x 102.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, center left: "Geo : Beare . pinx+ | 1747."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.180
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
chair | costume | elderly | flowers (plants) | girl | interior | portrait | vase | woman
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4998
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Mark Bills, Early Gainsborough: 'From the Obscurity of a Country Town', Gainsborough's House Society, Sudbury, Suffolk, United Kingdom, p. 105, fig. 8, NJ18.G16 B55 2018 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 243, 245, fig. 14, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 20-21, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions, Burlington Magazine, v. 117,no.873, December 1975, p. 820-21, fig. 48, N1 B87 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Also available online in JSTOR.

George Beare, very human portraits of ordinary people of the 1740's by an artist whose style and quality at their best rank him alongside his contemporaries Hogarth and Hudson : exhibition 11 November - 30 December, Pallant House ... , Pallant House, Chichester, Sussex (England), 1989, pp. 6, 32-33, no. 28, NJ18 B3624 A12 C65 1989 (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 50, no. 13, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Frank Trapp, British art, v. 6-7, Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Mass., 1986, p. 17, fig. 2, N6764 B75 (YCBA)

William Vaughan, British painting, the Golden Age from Hogarth to Turner , Thames and Hudson, London, 1999, p. 49, no. 31, ND466 V28 1999 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, An Impressive Panorama of British Portraiture, Apollo, v. 105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 243, 245, fig. 14, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Ellis Waterhouse, Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1981, pp. 44-45, ND466 +W38 Oversize (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 12, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 12, 715 Y18 977b (YCBA)


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