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Creator:
William Redmore Bigg, 1755–1828, British
Title:

The Benevolent Heir or the Tenant Restored to his Family

Former Title(s):

The benevolent heir restoring an old cottager confined to debt, to his family [1797, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1797
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 40 1/4 x 50 1/4 inches (102.2 x 127.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.43
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
agricultural equipment | boys | brothers | children | costume | cottage | daughters | dog (animal) | family | farmer | father | genre subject | girls | heir | house | husband | joy | men | mother | peasants | rakes | sisters | sons | tenant | tools | trees | wife | women
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:556
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Art on the line : the Royal Academy exhibitions at Somerset House, 1780-1836 : [catalogue of works], , The Courtauld Gallery, London, 2001, no. 58, V 0909 (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. 22-23, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition Catalogue. 1797. 29th., Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, Cooper and Graham, London, 1797, p. 11, no. 348, N5054 A53 v. 2 (YCBA)

David H. Solkin, Art on the Line : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2001, Foldout no. 40, N5054 A78 2001B (YCBA)


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