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Title

Dr Benjamin Hoadly, MD


Artist

William Hogarth

England

10 Nov 1697 - 1764


Details


Other Title

Dr Benjamin Hoadley M.D.


Date

early 1740s


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

75.8 x 63.8 cm stretcher; 98.5 x 86.2 x 5.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1951


Accession number

8586


Artist information

William Hogarth

Works in the collection

28


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


John Hoadly, England, Probably collected this painting. It is likely that this is the portrait mentioned by John Hoadly in a letter to Hogarth as being sent up to London to be repainted.

Lord Mackintosh of Halifax, England

Henry Pelham-Clinton, 7th Duke of Newcastle, 14th Earl of Lincoln, England

Francis Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 8th Duke of Newcastle, 15th Earl of Lincoln, 1928-04 Jun 1937, England, by descent, sold Christie London, 4 June 1937, lot no. 38

Agnew's, London, 04 Jun 1937-09 Nov 1945, London/England, Purchased from the Earl of Lincoln's sale Christie's London, 4 June 1937, lot no. 38

Freeman & Son, post 09 Nov 1945, England, Purchased from Agnew's, 9 November 1945

Sotheby's London, 21 Jun 1950, London/England, Purchased by Agnews at Sotheby's London, 21 June 1950. Jointly owned by Agnew's and Arthur Tooth & Sons.

Agnew's, London, 21 Jun 1950-27 Apr 1951, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1951. Jointly owned by Agnew's and Arthur Tooth & Sons.


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


R.B. Beckett, Hogarth, 1949, 53. plate no. 130

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'European art in the old courts', pg. 14-23, Sydney, 1984, 21 (colour illus.).

Elizabeth Einberg, The Burlington Magazine, 'The Betts Family: a lost Hogarth that never was, and a candidate for Slaughter', pg. 415-416, London, Jul 1983, 415-416. plate no. 29

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 88 (illus.), 89.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 38 (illus.).

Robin Simon, Hogarth, France and British Art: the rise of the arts in 18th-century Britain, 179 (illus.), 180. pl. 174

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 28, 29 (illus.). cat.no. 60

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Burlington Magazine, 'Shorter Notices: An Exhibition of British Pictures', Dec 1938, 274 (illus.).