An image of Dr Benjamin Hoadly, MD

William Hogarth

(England 10 Nov 1697 – 25 or 26 October 1764)

Dr Benjamin Hoadly, MD

Other titles:
Dr Benjamin Hoadley M.D.
15th–19th c European art
early 1740s
oil on canvas
75.8 x 63.8 cm stretcher; 98.5 x 86.2 x 5.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1951
Accession number
Agnew's, London, 21 Jun 1950-27 Apr 1951, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1951. Jointly owned by Agnew's and Arthur Tooth & Sons, purchased from Sotheby's London, 21 June 1950.
Sotheby's London, 21 Jun 1950, London/England, Purchased by Agnews at Sotheby's London, 21 June 1950. Jointly owned by Agnew's and Arthur Tooth & Sons.
Freeman & Son, post 09 Nov 1945, England, Purchased from Agnew's, 9 November 1945
Agnew's, London, 04 Jun 1937-09 Nov 1945, London/England, Purchased from the Earl of Lincoln's sale Christie's London, 4 June 1937, lot no. 38
Francis Pelham-Clinton-Hope, 8th Duke of Newcastle, 15th Earl of Lincoln, 1928-04 Jun 1937, England, by descent, sold Christie London, 4 June 1937, lot no. 38
Henry Pelham-Clinton, 7th Duke of Newcastle, 14th Earl of Lincoln, pre 1928, England
John Hoadly, England, Probably collected this painting. It is likely that this is the portrait mentioned by John Hoadly in a letter to Hogarth as being sent up to London to be repainted.
Lord Mackintosh of Halifax, England