- Other Title
- Dr Benjamin Hoadley M.D.
- early 1740s
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas
- 75.9 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 98.5 x 86.2 x 5.0 cm frame
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Purchased 1951
- Grand Courts
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Unknown, Halifax 1948, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1948–1948
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1951, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Mar 1952–20 Apr 1952
European Old Masters 16th-19th Century from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Hazelhurst Arts Centre, , 28 Sep 2017–03 Dec 2017
Archie Plus, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Sep 2020–07 Mar 2021
Referenced in 9 publications
R.B. Beckett, Hogarth, 1949, p 53, pl 130.
Edmund Capon AM, OBE and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, Sydney, 1984, p 22, col illus p 21.
Elizabeth Einberg, The Burlington Magazine, vol 125, no 964, 'The Betts Family: a lost Hogarth that never was, and a candidate for Slaughter', London, Jul 1983, pp 415–16, pl 29.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, p 89, illus p 88.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', Sydney, 1988, pp 36–56: p 38, illus p 38.
Anne Gérard-Austin, Look, 'From the sidelines – Going for gold', Sydney, Jul 2019-Aug 2019, pp 36–38: p 37, no F, col illus p 38.
Robin Simon, Hogarth, France and British Art: the rise of the arts in 18th-century Britain, 2007, p 179, illus p 180, pl 174.
Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, pp 28–29, no 60, illus p 29.
The Burlington Magazine, vol 73, no 429, 'An exhibition of British pictures', London, Dec 1938, p 275, illus p 274.
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.
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