The Graham Children by William Hogarth

The Graham children are three girls and a boy, the children of Daniel Graham, apothecary to Chelsea Hospital.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
161 x 181 cm
Acquired in:
1934
Presented by:
Lord Duveen through The Art Fund

Exquisitely dressed and posed in a semicircle yet a lively and cheerful group. The boy has a bird organ, the baby is in a go cart, one girl is about to dance. A cat looks at a birdcage. Signed W Hogarth pinx 1742.

Provenance

Graham family; William Seguier, 1816; George Watson Taylor; Taylor Sale, Erlstoke Mansion, Devises, 1932; Lord Normanton.

Venue details

National Gallery Trafalgar Square, LONDON London WC2N 5DN 020 7747 2885 www.nationalgallery.org.uk

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