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    Sale 11936

    Old Masters: Part II

    14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 342

    Circle of William Hogarth (London 1697-1764)

    Portrait of Anne, Viscountess Irwin (1696-1764), in a painted oval

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    Circle of William Hogarth (London 1697-1764)
    Portrait of Anne, Viscountess Irwin (1696-1764), in a painted oval
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Arthur Tooth & Son, London.
    with Moulton and Ricketts, Chicago, where acquired in 1913 by
    The Muskegon Museum of Art.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE MUSKEGON MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Literature

    Fine Arts Journal, March 1913, p. 174, as William Hogarth.
    Aesthetics, I, 3, April 1913, pp. 40-42, as William Hogarth.
    R. Wyer, An Art Museum: Its Concept and Conduct, Muskegon, Michigan, 1914, as William Hogarth.
    L.M. Bryant, What Pictures to See in America, New York, 1915, pp. 240-241, fig. 152, as William Hogarth.
    Fine Arts Journal, June 1915, p. 264, as William Hogarth.
    International Studio, February 1915, pl. CXXVIX, as William Hogarth.
    Aesthetics, IV, 3-4, April-July 1916, pp. 32-33, as William Hogarth.
    Art in America, October 1948, p. 177, as William Hogarth.


    Exhibited

    Muskegon, Muskegon Museum of Art, Hackley Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, 21 June-5 July, 1912, as William Hogarth.
    San Francisco, California, Panama International Exposition, 1915, as William Hogarth.
    Cleveland, Cleveland Museum of Art, Inaugural Exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 6 June-20 September 1916, as William Hogarth.
    Fremont, Michigan, Fremont Foundation Building, 1 February-10 March, 1953, as William Hogarth.
    Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, December 1956, as William Hogarth.
    Midland, Midland Art Association, Michigan Museum Show, 28 April-11 May 1957, as William Hogarth.
    Muskegon, Muskegon Museum of Art, Exploring Ourselves: Portraits in Art, 12 February- 9 April, 1995, as William Hogarth.
    Muskegon, Muskegon Museum of Art, Baroque & Rococo Prints from the Permanent Collection, 10 April- 24 July 24 2004, as William Hogarth.