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Creator:
William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

Operation Scene in a Hospital with Subsidiary Sketches in the Margin at the Lower Right

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 15 5/8 inches (29.8 x 39.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Sketch for the Harlots Progress | but never engraved"

Similar to Heawood 3148 (Lion) (?)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1255
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beds (furniture) | birdcages (furniture components) | dresses | genre subject | hospital | kerchiefs | medicine | physicians | science | sheets (bed coverings) | tables (support furniture) | women
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9854
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Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1: p. 203, no. 391, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)


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