Francis Le PiperHudibras and Ralph Taken Prisoner date not known

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Artist
Francis Le Piper (?1640‑1695)
Title
Hudibras and Ralph Taken Prisoner
Date date not known
MediumOil paint on oak
Dimensionssupport: 232 x 432 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1959
Reference
T00248
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Francis Le Piper ?1640–1698

Hudibras and Ralpho Taken Prisoner
c.1664–7
Oil paint on panel
2325 x 430 mm
Presented by Sir John Rothenstein through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1963
T00248

Ownership history
… ; ? 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.

Exhibition history
Paintings by Old Masters, Colnaghi, April 1959, no.29.

References
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… (read more)

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