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Title:

The Bench

Maker:

Hogarth, William; painter; British artist, 1697-1764

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1753 1754
An alternative date of 1758 has also been accepted, as Hogarth executed a similar engraving in this year.

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas, maroufle to panel

Dimension(s):

height, 18.2, cm
width, 14.8, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1911; Fairfax Murray, Charles

Provenance:

Sir George Hay (1715-1778); his executor, S. Edwards, by 1781; Edward Cheney of Badger Hall, Shropshire (1803-1884); descended by family inheritance to Francis Capel-Cure, of Badger Hall (1854-1933); his sale, Christie's, 6 May 1905 (85), bt. C. Fairfax Murray

Notes:

Engraved: by Hogarth, in 1758 and 1764.

Inscription:

label; verso, panel backing card; MS; The principal Figure Lord Chief Justice Willes- on his left hand - Justice Bathurst, and the Honbl William Noel - on his right hand Sir Edward Clive - Hogarth's bench of Judges (this description must refer to the print, for which see D. Armstrong pp. 126, 214

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1929. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929).London?: p. 101
reproduced

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1912. The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.London?: p. 84
reproduced

Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 112-113

Beckett, R. B.. 1949. Hogarth.London?: Routledge & Kegan Paul
pl. 189

Paulson, Ronald. 1971. Hogarth, his life, art and times.New Haven:
pl. 282a

Accession:

Object Number: 727
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3381; input: 2000-03-28; modified: 2019-02-13)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3381





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