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Nathaniel Dance RA, 1735–1811, British
Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti and Giovanni Battista Tempesti
between 1759 and 1760
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 28 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches (72.4 x 62.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
art | artist | brushes | canvas | cello | chair | coat | conversation piece | harp (chordophone) | harpist | ink | inkwell | men | music | music stand | music, sheet | musician | painter | painting (visual work) | palette | pen | portrait | quill (feather) | seated | sheet music | vest (main garment)
Associated People:
Tempesti, Giovanni Battista (1732-1804), artist
Lidarti, Cristiano Giuseppe (b. 1730), composer
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Painting in England 1700-1850 - From The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (Yale University Art Gallery, 1965-04-15 - 1965-06-20)

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

The Art of Music (San Diego Museum of Art, 2015-09-26 - 2016-02-07)

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J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 46, 99, no. 73, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 63 (v.1), no. 228, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 19 (v.1), no. 65, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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