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Title
Prints after William Hogarth
Names
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 (Artist)
Riepenhausen, Ernst Ludwig, 1762-1840 (Engraver)
Cook, Thomas, ca. 1744-1818 (Engraver)
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1790 - 1809 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Hog 1-15
Topics
Actors -- England -- 18th century
Ballroom dancing -- 18th century
Theater audiences -- Caricatures and cartoons
Genres
Prints
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Print by Riepenhausen Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Acquisition: Ten prints by Thomas Cook Gift; Lillian Moore.
Physical Description
Etchings
Engravings
Extent: 15 prints : 31 x 32 cm. or smaller
Description
Collection of reproductive prints after paintings or prints by or attributed to the British painter William Hogarth. Three prints are by unidentified engravers: The laughing audience; Analysis of beauty, plate 2, which depicts a scene in a ballroom; and 3 characters, 4 caricaturas. A copy of Hogarth's Strolling actresses dressing in a barn, image reversed, is by the German engraver Ernst Ludwig Riepenhausen. Eleven prints were engraved by Thomas Cook (sometimes signed T. Cook and Son) and published by the London firm of Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme between 1806 and 1809. These are titled: Strolling players, a reversed image of Strolling actresses dressing in a barn; Masquerade at Somerset House; Southwark Fair [reversed image]; For the benefit of [comic actor James] Spiller [title from banner on print]; A just view of the British stage; Sancho at the feast starved by his physician [reversed image]; The lecture; Blackwell's military figures, plate I, pikemen; Blackwell's military figures, plate II, halberd men; Ticket of the London Hospital [reversed image; rectangular format]; [John] Rich's triumphal entry. According to scholar Ronald Paulson, the attribution of Rich's triumphal entry to Hogarth is doubtful.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 824999837
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19756991
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c6bd5540-88f9-0134-ba4f-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1697: Creator Born
  • 1764: Creator Died
  • 1790: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prints after William Hogarth" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1790 - 1809. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fffbf260-8cb9-0134-3b6e-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Prints after William Hogarth" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fffbf260-8cb9-0134-3b6e-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1790 - 1809). Prints after William Hogarth Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fffbf260-8cb9-0134-3b6e-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Prints after William Hogarth