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Creator Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794–1835, British
Title Captain Macheath Upbraided by Polly and Lucy in the 'Beggar's Opera', 1826
Date 1826
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 38 x 47 1/2 inches (96.5 x 120.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Inscribed in lower left: "[???] | PRAYER"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1973.1.42
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669162
Subject Terms actors | alcohol | beauty spot | broken | captain (military officer) | costume | drinking glasses | food | gesture | gloves | group portrait | interior | light | literary theme | opera (discipline) | people | performance | table | theater (discipline) | wine
Publications

Among the whores and thieves : William Hogarth and The beggar's opera, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1997, pp 111, 112, no. 43, fig. 41, NJ18 H67 A15 B4 1997 (YCBA)

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