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Creator:
Joseph Francis Nollekens, 1702–1748, Flemish, active in Britain (1708; from 1733)
Title:
Portrait of a Family
Date:
1740
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.489
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
clouds | columns | dog (animal) | family | music | pilasters | portrait | trees | urn
Access:
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)

Manners and Morals - Hogarth and British Painting 1700-1760 (Tate Britain, 1987-10-15 - 1988-01-03)

Publications:
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Ching-Jung Chen, The early Georgian conversation piece : Thesis (Ph. D.)--Rutgers University, UMI Dissertation Services, Ann Arbor, 2001, pp. 513, 516, 521, 531-33, cat. no. 122, Available online : ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Ralph Edwards, Georgian Conversation Pictures, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 254, 256, fig. 4, N1 A54 105:2 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

John T. Hayes, English Painting and the Rococo, Apollo, vol. 90, n0. 90, August 1969, pp. 117,120, fig. 6, N1 A54 + (YCBA)

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. 44, 95, no. 64, fig. 64, 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. 6 (v.1)..., No. 17, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Basil Taylor, The Intimate English Portrait, Apollo, v. 77, no. 14, April, 1963, pp. 270, 274, fig. 5, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another Copy also available in Vertical File : V 1168

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 114 (v.1), no. 215, pl. 145, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Alice Winchester, English Conversation Pieces from the Mellon Collection, Antiques, vol. 83, April 1963, p. 446, NK1125 A3 v. 83 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

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. 39 (v.1), no. 145, pl. 47, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 254, 256, fig. 4, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

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