About This Artwork

Gawen Hamilton
British, 1697-1737

Thomas Walker and Peter Monamy, c. 1735

Oil on canvas
61.6 x 53.3 cm (24 1/4 x 21 in.)

A. A. Munger Collection, 1926.264

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, 1933, no. 195, as by Hogarth.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress, 1934, no. 141, as by Hogarth.

Hartford, Connecticut, The Wadsworth Atheneum, Pictures within Pictures, 1949-1950, no. 23; traveled to Andover, Massachusetts, as by Hogarth.

Greater London Council, Kenwood, The Iveagh Bequest, The French Taste in English Painting during the First Half of the Eighteenth Century, 1968, as attributed to Hogarth and Monamy.

Publication History

Austin Dobson, William Hogarth (London, 1902), p. 172.

A. M. Frankfurter, “Art in the Century of Progress,” Fine Arts 20 (May 1933), p. 25, ill.

R. B. Becket, Hogarth (London, 1949), p. 45.

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago. A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 59.

Gabriele Baldini and Gabriele Mandel, L’Opera completa di Hogarth pittore, Classici dell Arte (Milan, 1967), p. 103, under no. 110.

Malcolm Warner in Susan Wise and Malcolm Warner, French and British Paintings from 1600 to 1800 in the Art Institute of Chicago. A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1996), pp. 236-39, ill.

Ownership History

Sold Christie’s, London, March 22, 1902, lot 43, as by William Hogarth with seapiece by Peter Monamy, to Holmes for 33 gns [annotated sale catalogue in Ryerson Library, Art Institute of Chicago]. Ernest Brown and Phillips, Leicester Galleries, London, by 1926; sold to the Art Institute, 1926.




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