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Title:

A Musical Party, The Mathias family

Maker:

Hamilton, Gawen; painter; British artist, c.1697-1737

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style:

British

Period:

1730s

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 63.3, cm
width, 76.4, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1908; Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Provenance:

Thomas James Mathias (1754(?)-1835); George, 5th Earl of Essex (1758-1839); Essex sale, Christie's, 22 July 1893 (43), bt. Agnew; bt. from Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd by Robert Rankin, 1894; his sale, Christie's, 14 May 1898 (40), bt. Agnew; C. Fairfax Murray by 1902

Exhibition(s):

Old Masters (1884). 1884
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Catalogue number: 22

Winter Exhibition (1908). 1908
Venue: Royal Academy of Arts, London
Notes: lent Murray
Catalogue number: 89

(British Institution, 1817). 1817
Venue: British Institution, London?
Catalogue number: 158

A century of British art from 1737 to 1837. 1887 - 1888
Venue: Grosvenor Galleries, London?
Catalogue number: 35

English Conversation Pieces. 1976-07-24 - 1976-08-07
Venue: King's Lynn, Fermoy Art Gallery
Notes: Festival exhibition
Catalogue number: 15

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 99
reproduced

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 81
reproduced

Goodison, J.W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 109-111

Beckett, R.B.. 1949. Hogarth.London?: Routledge and Paul
pl. 22

Leppert, Richard D.. Men, Women and Music at Home: The Influence of Cultural Values on Musical Life in Eighteenth Century England.
Source Title: Imago Musicae(1985)
p. 54, 56
fig. 2

Accession:

Object Number: 647
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3378; input: 2000-03-28; modified: 2014-02-04)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 701932)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3378





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