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image of A Scene from The Beggar's Opera William Hogarth (artist)
English, 1697 - 1764
A Scene from The Beggar's Opera, 1728/1729
oil on canvas
overall: 51.1 x 61.2 cm (20 1/8 x 24 1/8 in.) framed: 79.2 x 88.6 x 6.9 cm (31 3/16 x 34 7/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
Paul Mellon Collection
1983.1.42
Not on View
From the Tour: British and American History Paintings of the 1700s
Object 3 of 8

1965Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon, and Philip Hofer. "The Beggar's Opera" by Hogarth and Blake. Cambridge, Massachusetts, New Haven, and London, 1965: no. 5, pl. 5.
1971Paulson, Ronald. Hogarth: His Life, Art, and Times. 2 vols. New Haven and London, 1971: 185, pl. 63.
1978Webster, Mary. Hogarth. London, 1978: no. 6, repro., 13-14.
1981Bindman, David. Hogarth. London, 1981: 32-36.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 352, no. 491, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 204, repro.
1988Einberg, Elizabeth and Judy Egerton. The Age of Hogarth. London (Tate Gallery Collections, vol. 2), 1988: 76, fig. 29.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 142, repro.
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 122-128, color repro. 125.

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