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The Bench: 727

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Titles

The Bench

Maker(s)

Hogarth, William (Painter)

Notes

History note: Sir George Hay (1715-1778); his executor, S. Edwards, by 1781; Edward Cheney of Badger Hall, Shropshire (1803-1884); descended by family inheritance to Francis Capel-Cure, of Badger Hall (1854-1933); his sale, Christie's, 6 May 1905 (85), bt. C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.2 cm
Width: 14.8 cm

Relative size of this object

14.8 cm18.2 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

1753 - 1754 1754

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of panel (wood) canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas, maroufle to panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The principal Figure Lord Chief Justice Willes- on his left hand - Justice Bathurst, and the Honbl William Noel - on his right hand Sir Edward Clive - Hogarth's bench of Judges (this description must refer to the print, for which see D. Armstrong pp. 126, 214
  • Location: Verso, panel backing card
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 727
Primary reference Number: 3381
Wikidata: Q7716503
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3381 Accessed: 2021-12-07 20:58:58

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