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Creator Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
Title Sir Edward Hales, Baronet, of Hales Place, Hackington, Kent
Alternate Title(s) Sir Edward Hales
Date 1744
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 81 1/2 x 51 7/8 inches (207 x 131.8 cm)
Inscribed, verso: "Sir Edrd Hales 5th Bart / who built the present Mansion", Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "Ph. Mercier Pinxit.| Anno.1744.
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1974.3.15
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Hales, Sir Edward, 5th Baronet, 3rd Jacobite Earl of Tenterden (1730-1802)
Subject Terms costume | dog (animal) | glove | hunting | man | portrait | rabbit | rifle (long gun) | river
Place Represented England | Europe | Hackington | Hales Place | Kent | United Kingdom

Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 35-36, no. 37, pl. 12, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels], Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 10, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Hales, Sir Edward, Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 547-8, DA28 D5 2004 (YCBA)

Mercier, Philip [Formerly Philippe], Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004, p. 856, DA28 D5 2004 (YCBA)

John Ingamells, A Catalogue of the Paintings, Drawings, and Etchings of Philip Mercier, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 46, Walpole Society, 1976-8, p. 24, no. 49, pl. 8a, N12 W35 +A1 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Christopher Monkhouse, A Corner of Britain at Yale, Country Life, vol. 163, April 1978, pp. 1196-7, fig. 5, S3 C68 + (YCBA)

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