Francis Le Piper ?1640–1698
Hudibras and Ralpho Taken Prisoner
Oil paint on panel
2325 x 430 mm
Presented by Sir John Rothenstein through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1963
… ; ? W. Davies, 1816, sold Christie’s. 9 June 1821 (no.138, as by Hogarth), bought Ford; … ; Southgate’s, bought John Britton by 1833; given to George Godwin, 1848; W. Hilton Nash, 1888; R.W. Alston; P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd.
Paintings by Old Masters, Colnaghi, April 1959, no.29.
J.B. Nichols (ed.), Anecdotes of William Hogarth, Written by Himself, 1833 edn, p.349.
John C. Conybeare, ‘The East Haddon Hogarths’, Art Journal, 1874, p.265.
Austin Dobson, William Hogarth, 1902, pp.167–8…