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

Study for the Foundlings

Date:
ca. 1739
Medium:
Pen and black ink with gray wash on medium, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/8 × 8 3/8 inches (11.1 × 21.3 cm) and Frame: 15 3/8 × 20 3/8 × 1 inches (39.1 × 51.8 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1258
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch bridges | bonnets (hats) | breeches (trousers) | bridge (built work) | children | churches | clouds | coats | doorways | dresses | fences | genre subject | gowns | hats | hills | infants | leaf (plant material) | orphans | rakes | robes | sails | shakos | ships | shoes (footwear) | spinning wheels | steps | stockings | trees | windows
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9874
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 417, 423, fig. 25.02, 25.09, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Jacqueline Riding, Basic Instincts Love, Passion and Violence in the Art of Joseph Highmore, Paul Holberton Publishing, London, p. 102, fig. 88, NJ18.H4888 R53 2017 (YCBA)

Esme West, Hogarth's House, Scala Books, London, 2012, p. 10, NJ18.H67 H677 2012 (YCBA)


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