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George Morland, 1763–1804, British

Selling Guinea Pigs

Former Title(s):

Guinea Pigs


ca. 1789
Oil on canvas
30 x 25 inches (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
animals | basket | Cavia porcellus | chemise dress | children | conversation piece | curls | doorway | dresses | dwelling | family | farmhouse | genre subject | gesture | girls | gloves | Guinea pigs | hat | house | mother | rural | selling | shawl | shawls | shoes | stick | stockings | stoop | tree
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Sensation and Sensibility: Viewing Gainsborough's " Cottage Door " (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2006-02-11 - 2006-05-14) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Sensation and Sensibility: Viewing Gainsborough's " Cottage Door " (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-10-06 - 2005-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Life in England 1750 - 1850 (Paul Mellon Arts Center, 1990-03-27 - 1990-05-21) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

J. T. Herbert Baily, George Morland, a biographical essay by J.T. Herbert Baily, with a catalogue of the engraved pictures , Otto limited, London, 1906, p. 83, NJ18 M83 B35 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) Extra Number of 1901 Connoisseur [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. 162-163, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

George Dawe, Life of George Morland, with an introduction and notes by J.J. Foster ... illustrated by full-page plates from examples in the National and private galleries. , Dickinsons, London, 1904, pp. 40, 145, 173, pl. XXII, NJ18 M83 D5 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 44, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Hassell, Memoirs of the life of George Morland, Albion Press, London, 1806, pp. 149, 170, Online resource Available in Google Books [ORBIS]

John Hassell, Memoirs of the life of George Morland, Albion Press, London, 1806, pp. 149, 170, ND497 M8 H3 1806 OVERSIZE (YCBA) in Rare Bks and Mss [ORBIS]

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 145 (v.1), no. 277, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Ralph Richardson, George Morland's pictures, their present possessors, with details of the collection. , E. Stock, London, 1897, pp. 13, 36, 95, NJ18 M83 R55 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings by George Morland, held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington , Wyman & Sons, London, 1904, p. 9, no. 28, NJ18 M83 A12 1904 (YCBA) [YCBA]

George Charles Williamson, George Morland, 1907, p. 134, no. 238, Online resource available in Google Books [ORBIS]

David Winter, George Morland (1763-1804), 1977, pp. viii, 44, 228, no. 27, NJ18 M83 W56 1977A (YCBA) Thesis--Stanford University [YCBA]

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