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The artist's widow, Mrs. William Hogarth (d.1789).
'Mrs. Hogarth's sale', Greenwood's, held at Hogarth's former house the Golden Head, Leicester Square, London, 24 April 1790, lot 41 (£2 to Mr. Rann).
Mr. Rann; Stewarts, London, 30 December 1813 - 1 January 1814, lot 68a and 68b (to Thomas Gwennap).
Thomas Gwennap: Christie's, London, 24th April 1819, lots 15 and 16 (unsold).
Thomas Gwennap; Christies, London, 5 April 1821, lot 24 (2 gns. to John Bowyer Nichols).
John Bowyer Nichols, son of the author of Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth, and by inheritance to
Henry Faure-Walker, Highley Manor, 1893.
with Thomas Agnew & Sons, by October 1946, from whom purchased by
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio (Howald Fund).
PROPERTY OF THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
J. Nichols and G. Steevens, The Genuine Works of William Hogarth, London, 1817, III, pp. 192, 197.
J.B. Nichols, Biographical Anecdotes of William Hogarth, London, 1833, p. 383.
A. Dobson, 'Some Portraits by Hogarth', Magazine of Art, VIII, 1885, p. 42.
A. Dobson, William Hogarth, London, 1902, pp. 148 and 182.
'Editorial: Mrs. Hogarth's Family', Connoisseur, CXXXV, October 1944, pp. 237-238.
R.B. Beckett, 'Portraits of Hogarth's Family', Connoisseur, 1948, pp. 29-31, pls. 2 and 4.
R.B. Beckett, Hogarth, London, 1949, pp. 54-55, pls. 104 and 105.
F. Antal, Hogarth and His Place in European Art, London, 1962, pl. 69b. (the portrait of Anne only).
M. Sharp Young, 'From Hogarth to Peale, to Reinhardt', Apollo, CXXXV, March 1967, p. 227.
R. Paulson, Hogarth: His Life, Art and Times, London, 1971, vol. I, pl. 137 and 138, II, p. 263.
London, Thomas Agnew and Sons, Summer Exhibiton of Pictures by Old Masters, 1947, nos. 10 and 12.
London, Tate Gallery, William Hogarth, 1697-1764, 1951, nos. 50 and 51, pp. 35-36.
Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Center, Inner Circle, 1966, nos. 45 and 47, illus.
Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, William Hogarth, 1967, (the portrait of Anne only), no. 29, p. 27, illus.
Columbus, Ohio State University Art Gallery, England in the 18th Century: Hogarth, Rowlandson, Gillray, 1969.
London, Tate Gallery, Hogarth, 1971, nos. 114 and 115.