The Graham Children

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The Graham Children
Study of Thomas Graham, William Hogarth, c. 1742.

The Graham Children is an oil painting by William Hogarth. It was painted in 1742. It measures 160.5 × 181 cm (63.2 × 71.3 in). It hangs in the National Gallery, London.[1]

The children are painted life size, surrounded by plush furnishings and fabrics that reflect the family's wealth. A gilded bird cage is suspended from a cord and Thomas sits in an ornate baby cart with a fine silver fruit bowl at his feet. Richard plays a tune on a bird-organ which makes the bird sing.

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Other pictures of Children by William Hogarth[change | change source]

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  1. The Graham Children. The National Gallery. Retrieved 13 February 2015.