William Hogarth: prints

Collection Data

Description
A virtually complete set of William Hogarth's print work in three disbound albums bequeathed to the New York Public Library in 1895 by Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886). Highlights of the collection include the series "A Rake's Progress," "Marriage A-la-Mode," and "Industry and Idleness," as well as the well-known images of "Beer Street and Gin Lane," "Time Smoking a Picture," and "The Analysis of Beauty."
Names
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 (Printmaker)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1730 - 1800 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEVC +
Genres
Prints
Notes
William Hogarth (1697-1764) was a celebrated English painter and printmaker whose subjects ranged from portraits to art theory. He is perhaps best known for his social satires which were effectively crafted as a series of prints rich in narrative detail.
Physical Description
Etchings
Engravings
Lithographs
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: PRN Hogarth
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4b7ff3c0-577a-0130-1851-58d385a7b928
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