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Title
Zergliederung der Schönheit
Names
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 (Author)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1754 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Hog W Ana 1
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- England -- 18th century
Ballroom dancing -- Caricatures and cartoons
Genres
Prints
Caricatures
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : etching, engraving, black and white ;39 x 52 cm., image 37 x 49 cm.
Description
Reproductive print of plate II from Hogarth's book The analysis of beauty, first published in London in 1753. The German title on this print suggests that it was one of the two folded plates published in the German edition of 1754, which was translated by Christlob Mylius in consultation with Hogarth. The print depicts a scene in a ballroom decorated with paintings and statues. With the exception of the couple at the far left, most of the dancers appear to be caricatures. The scene is sometimes said to represent the Earl of Tynley and his household at the Wanstead Assembly. The images that frame it illustrate points discussed in Hogarth's text, which set forth his aesthetic principles.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825065335
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758121
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10372fe0-0108-0135-fe69-677d54699222
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1697: Creator Born
  • 1754: Issued
  • 1764: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Zergliederung der Schönheit" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1754. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/db704c10-069d-0135-2d9a-6dd78063be2b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Zergliederung der Schönheit" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/db704c10-069d-0135-2d9a-6dd78063be2b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1754). Zergliederung der Schönheit Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/db704c10-069d-0135-2d9a-6dd78063be2b

Wikipedia Citation

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Zergliederung der Schönheit