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WILLIAM HOGARTH, F.R.S.A.

Portrait of Peg Woffington.

Provenance:

Colonel Alexander Ridgway, Sheplegh Court, Devon.

Christie’s, London, 14 January 1886, lot 103,

when acquired by the following:

Sir Charles Tennant, 1st Bt.,

and by descent to,

The Hon. Colin Tennant.

Sotheby’s, London, 23 March 1960, lot 77

to the following:

The Hon. Mrs Nellie Ionides,

and by descent to the previous owner.

Exhibited:

London, Grosvenor Gallery, A Century of British Art from 1737-1837, 1888., no. 34.

Paris, Jeu de Paume, Cent Portraits des Femmes du XVIII Siècle, 1909, no. 14.

Manchester, Manchester City Art Gallery, William Hogarth 1697-1764, 1954, no. 18.

London, Leggatt, Autumn 1958, no. 8.

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Literature:

A. Dobson, William Hogarth, London, 1907, p. 223.

Catalogue of pictures in the Tennant Gallery..., London, 1910, pp. 17-18, illustrated, as ‘Peg Woffington’.

H. Macfall, A History of Painting, 1912, vol.7, The British Genius, p.116, illustrated.

R. B. Beckett, Hogarth, London, 1949, pp. 62 and 78, pl. 126.

F. Antal, Hogarth and his place in European Art, London, 1962, pl. 70a.

G. Mandel, L’Opera Completa di Hogarth Pittore, Milan 1967, p. 105, no. 138.

J. Dunbar, Peg Woffington and her World, London, 1968, front cover, illustrated.

M. Webster, Hogarth, London, 1979, no. 152, illustrated. 

E. Einberg, William Hogarth: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, 2016, p. 272, no. 183, illustrated, as ‘Young Woman with a Rose Corsage, Called Peg Woffington’.

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