Francis Le PiperThe Combat of Hudibras and Cerdon date not known

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Artist
Francis Le Piper (?1640‑1695)
Title
The Combat of Hudibras and Cerdon
Date date not known
MediumOil paint on wood
Dimensionssupport: 235 x 432 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1959
Reference
T00247
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Francis Le Piper ?1640–1698

The Combat of Hudibras and Cerdon
c.1664–77
Oil paint on panel
235 x 435 mm
Purchased from P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd. (Grant-in-Aid) 1959
T00247

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, thence bought by Tate Gallery, 1959.

Exhibition history
Paintings by Old Masters, Colnaghi, London, April 1959, no.54.

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… (read more)

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