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Creator:
William Redmore Bigg, 1755–1828, British
Title:
The Benevolent Heir or the Tenant Restored to his Family
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
Exhibition History:
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' Art on the Line ' : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836 (The Courtauld Gallery, 2001-10-17 - 2002-01-20)

Sensation and Sensibility: Viewing Gainsborough's " Cottage Door " (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2006-02-11 - 2006-05-14)

Sensation and Sensibility: Viewing Gainsborough's " Cottage Door " (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-10-06 - 2005-12-31)

Publications:
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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)

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:556
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