• Title: The Sense of Hearing
  • Creator: Philippe Mercier, 1689 or 1691–1760, Franco-German, active in Britain (from 1716)
  • Date Created: 1744 to 1747
  • Physical Dimensions: 52 x 60 1/2 inches (132.1 x 153.7 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: columns (architectural elements), arcades, girl, elderly, child, senses, hearing, Rococco style, Italianate, interior, musical instruments, music, violinist, harpsichordist, flutist, women, genre subject, conversation piece, harpsichord, violin, cello, flute, costume, earrings, spectacles, listening
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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