Francis Le PiperHudibras's Discomfiture at the Hands of the Skimmington date not known

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Artist
Francis Le Piper (?1640‑1695)
Title
Hudibras's Discomfiture at the Hands of the Skimmington
Date date not known
MediumOil paint on wood
Dimensionssupport: 232 x 438 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Sir John Rothenstein through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1963
Reference
T00621
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Francis Le Piper ?1640–1698

Hudibras’ Discomfiture at the Hands of the Skimmington
c.1664–77
Oil paint on panel
232.5 x 437.5
Presented by Sir John Rothenstein through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1963
T00621

Ownership history
… ; ?W. Davies, 1816, sold Christie’s, 9 June 1821 (no.138, as by Hogarth), bought Ford; … ; Southgate’s, bought John Britton by 1830; … ; Thomas Hipp; … ; Sir William Rothenstein by 1904, bequeathed 1945 to Sir John Rothenstein; presented to Tate Gallery 1963.

Exhibition history
Works of Art, Bradford, 1904, no.5 or 6 (as by Hogarth).
Georgian England, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, March 1906, no.8 (or Tate T00621, as by Hogarth).

References
J.B. Nichols (ed.), Anecdotes of William Hogarth, Written by Himself, 1833 edn, p.349… (read more)

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