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Creator:
Joseph Highmore, 1692–1780, British
Formerly William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

The Angel of Mercy

Date:
ca. 1746
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 23 1/2 x 19 inches (59.7 x 48.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.362
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
angels | baby | cave | children | religious and mythological subject | robe | shadows | white (color) | wings | woman
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:850
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Naomi Clifford, Basic Instincts, The art of Joseph Highmore at the Foundling Museum, https://www.naomiclifford.com/basic-instincts-the-art-of-joseph-highmore-at-the-foundling-museum/ , Love, Life and Death in the Georgian Era, January 11, 2018, Available Online

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 120-121, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 416, 423, fig. 25.01, 25.08, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Jacqueline Riding, Basic Instincts Love, Passion and Violence in the Art of Joseph Highmore, Paul Holberton Publishing, London, p. 112, fig. 94, NJ18.H4888 R53 2017 (YCBA)

The Mere relation of the sufferings of others, Highmore, history painting and the Foundling Hospital , Art History, vol. 35, no. 3, June 2012, pp. 545-553, figs. 15, 17, N1 A75 v. 35:3 (YCBA) Also available online (ORBIS)


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