- The Tea Party
- ca. 1770
- Gray and brown wash with pen and brown ink over graphite on medium, beige, moderately textured laid paper
- Sheet: 17 7/8 × 13 inches (45.4 × 33 cm)
Signed in pen and brown ink lower right: " Mar. Laroon F.
watermark: Fleur-de-Lis/ LVG (Similar to Heawood 1835)
Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lowrer right: "Mar. Laroon F."; inscribed on back in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower center: "The Execrale Concert"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- food | genre subject | men | party | table | tea | women
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The Spirit & Force of Art: Drawing in Britain, 1600-1750, Lowell Libson & Jonny Yarker Ltd., London, p. 196, fig. 84.1, DealerCat Lowell Libson Ltd. (YCBA)
James Miller, The Music party, paintings, drawings & prints by Marcellus Laroon, 1679-1772, with related works by Marcellus Laroon the Elder, c. 1650-1702 : catalogue of the exhibition at Boughton House, Northamptonshire, 11th June - 1st September 2011 and at The Handel House Museum .. , London, 2011, p. 26, no. 14, V 1777 (YCBA)
Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v. 1: p. 203, no. 397, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)
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Marcellus Laroon the Younger, 1679–1772, British, The Tea Party, ca. 1770
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