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Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British

Miss Mary Hickey [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Former Title(s):

Miss Hickey

Mary Hickey

Young lady, Miss Hickey, niece of Edmund Burke's lawyer

1769 to 1773
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 30 3/16 x 25 1/16 inches (76.7 x 63.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
black | costume | dark | gloves | hats | interior | mantles | portrait | woman
Associated People:
Hickey, Mary (died in 1795), William Hickey's sister
On view

British Institution, Catalogue of a selection of works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Benjamin West ..., and Sir Thomas Lawrence : the last three presidents of the Royal Academy : with which the proprietors have favoured the Institution., RA : the magazine for the Friends of the Royal Academy, London, 1833, p. 8, no. 11, N5055 B7 A33 OVERSIZE (RARE BOOKS, YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 184, 188, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Exhibition of [ the ] Works of the Old Masters together with works of Deceased Masters of the British School Winter Exhibition 3d Year 1872, Royal Academy of Arts, 1872, p. 13, no. 105, Fiche B108 (YCBA) Also available online : http://www.racollection.org.uk

Algernon Graves, A history of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A., Henry Graves & Co., London, UK, 1899, p. 465 (v. 2), NJ18 R36 G73 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B6 (YCBA)

Grosvenor Gallery, Catalogue of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery MDCCCLXXXIII-IV, illustrated with photo-intaglio plates after the originals by Alfred Dawson. , Chiswick Press, London, 1884, p. 65, no. 147, NJ18 R36 G76 + (YCBA)

William Hickey, Memoirs of William Hickey ..., vol. 1, Hurst & Blackett, London, 1913, p. 309, CT788.H5 A3 1913 (YCBA)

Charles Robert Leslie, Life and times of Sir Joshua Reynolds, with notices of some of his contemporaries. , John Murray, London, 1865, p. 501, NJ18 R36 L47 (YCBA) Also available on Microfche: The Nineteenth Century: Visual Arts ; Pos: Fiche.N.4.2.357) (SML Fiche B1244 Fiche.N.4.2.357)

David Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, a complete catalogue of his paintings , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2000, v. 1, p. 257; v. 2, p. 434, no. 903 (v.1), fig. 1080, NJ18 R36 A12 M35 2000 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, pp. 90, 102, no. 37, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Miss Mary Hickey (art reproduction), Apollo, August 1927, p. 46, J10 Ap43 + (SML)

Miss Mary Hickey, ART News, vol. 41, December 15, 1942, p. 14, N1 A6 + (HAAS)

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)

Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, Sir Joshua Reynolds' sitter-book, vol. 6, vol 8., s.n, S.l., 1759, Feb. 28, 1769, NJ18 R36 A12 1757A (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Important British Pictures : 27 November 2003, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London, November 27, 2003, pp. 32-35, no. 11, pl. 11, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

The Three Presidents, Monthly Magazine, vol. 16:91, July 1833, p. 67, Available onine in British PeridicalsII Database Hardcooy available at BRBL (Gimbel/Dickens

Angus Trumble, The Finger : A Handbook, , Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2010, p. 128, GT498.F46 T78 2010 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Reynolds, Kegan Paul, Trench Trübner, London, 1941, p. 63, NJ18 R36 W37 (YCBA)

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