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
75.9 x 63.5 cm stretcher; 98.5 x 86.2 x 5.0 cm frame
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Purchased 1951
Accession number
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
Henry Pelham-Clinton, 7th Duke of Newcastle, 14th Earl of Lincoln, England
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
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
Freeman & Son, post 09 Nov 1945, England, Purchased from Agnew's, 9 November 1945
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.
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.