490
490

PROPERTY FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD FOR THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

Attributed to George Morland
DANCING DOGS
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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490

PROPERTY FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD FOR THE ACQUISITIONS FUND

Attributed to George Morland
DANCING DOGS
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Master Paintings & 19th Century European Art

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Attributed to George Morland
LONDON 1763 - 1804
DANCING DOGS

Provenance

Frederick Davis, 1885;
Lord Tweedmouth, London and Guisachan, Beauly;
His sale, London, Christie's, 3 June 1905, lot 29;
There acquired by Charles Davis, London;
Walter Burns;
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 3 May 1929, lot 29;
There acquired by Vicars;
With Scott & Fowles, New York;
Evander B. Schley, New York;
By whom given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1951 (Inv. no. 52.116).

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy of Arts, Works by the Old Masters, January-March 1885, no. 30 (lent by Frederick Davis);
Southampton New York, Parrish Art Museum, Paintings from the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22 July-18 August 1954 (unnumbered catalogue).

Literature

Der Kunstmarkt 2, 14 July 1905, p. 226;
A.C.R. Carter, "Picture Sales of 1928-9," in Christie's Season, 1929, London 1929, p. 30;
F. Rutter, "Dancing Dogs," in Connoisseur 86, August 1930, pp. 73-75, reproduced;
K. Baetjer, European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, by artists born in or after 1865, A Summary Catalogue, New York 1980, vol. I, p. 132, vol. II, p. 271, reproduced (as George Morland);
K. Baetjer, European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, by artists born in or after 1865, A Summary Catalogue, New York 1995, p. 200 (as George Morland);
K. Baetjer, British Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875, New York 2009, pp. 204-206, reproduced (as Attributed to George Morland).

Catalogue Note

This painting is a replica of a composition by Morland, signed and dated 1790, formerly in the collection of Captain F.W. Lowther and sold at auction, along with its pendant Guinea Pigs, in 1977.1  Dancing Dogs was engraved by Thomas Gaugain in the reverse in 1790 (the pendant, also engraved by Gaugain in 1789, is in the same sense as the painting).

1.  London, Phillips, 14 November 1977, lot 147.

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