In a series of one hundred and fifty steel engravings, from the original pictures. William hogarth has 96 books on goodreads with 796 ratings. The book is also full of wonderfully reproduced art in black and white and a generous number of works are reproduced in color. William hogarth 16971764 english painter, engraver, and essayist. His attempts to build a reputation as a history painter and portraitist. He soon made engravings on copper for bookplates and illustrationsnotably those for butlers hudibras 1726. His bestknown works include the etching gin lane 1751, which illustrated in raucous detail the dangers of drinking gin for the poorer classes of london. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition. His work is so well known that satirical political illustrations in this. These prints are loved for their bawdy humour and political and social satire. English painter and engraver, the outstanding british artist of his period. Hailed as the grandfather of satire, english artist, engraver and satirist william hogarth created a body of scathing commentary through his work, critiquing aspects of 18th century english society like corrupt politics, religion, and even the evils of gindrinking. Three of the plates are laid into the rear of volume x, as called for in the plate list.
William hogarth, 16971764, english painter, satirist, engraver, and art theorist, b. Volume 2 by trusler, john 17351820, hogarth, william 16971764 and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. His attempts to build a reputation as a history painter and portraitist, however, met with financial disappointment, and. I figured it would take up too much of william hogarths profile to show you his full sequential work, but i then thought it would be a real shame not to share with you the great work of one of the first modern sequential storytellers and really, one of the best wait until you see how good hogarth was at telling a story through sequential art in the mid18th century.
The themes of his work mainly focused on the moral values of 18th century society, in contrast to the renaissance artwork before this period which reflected on religious ideals. Engravings by charles grignion after paintings by william hogarth. A two volume set of the works of william hogarth, in very attractive contemporary green morocco binding. William hogarth loved to depict londons bawdy, boozy side. Satire on false perspective is the title of an engraving produced by william hogarth in 1754 for his friend john joshua kirbys pamphlet on linear perspective. William hogarth art prints english painter, printmaker and satirist william hogarth was born in london in 1697 and is known for his satirical and comicstrip style cartoons featuring crowds of people from all walks of life. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
The shrimp girl, william hogarth c1745 jonathan jones. The intent of the work is clearly given by the subtitle. The work contains descriptions of many beauties that have hitherto escaped notice with a comment on their moral tendency by the rev. Hogarths original engravings are generally quite large on average 10x15, and up to 16 x 22, and the average reproduction in this book is about 75% size, a. He does not pretend to have written anything new, but to have attempted to put what he has to say in as readable a form as possible. A revised 259page version of halletts phd thesis courtauld institute, london, 1996. Tyers asked hogarth to decorate the interior of the place and the series of paintings he produced, four times of the day, depicted different aspects of london life. The project gutenberg ebook of the works of william. We explore ten of hogarths major works, from his marriage alamode to his selfportrait, the painter and his pug. He had two younger sisters, mary, born in 1699, and ann, born in 1701. Ms uglow gives us in depth and wonderfully insightful instruction about all these works. According to a quaint recital of his life as detailed in an eighteenth century book 1 in my possession, william hogarth born about 1698 another authority gives november 10, 1697, as the exact date, in the parish of st. Publications on william hogarth by other scholars, written shortly before and after the millennium mark hallett, the spectacle of difference. A pair of prints created by hogarth in 1751, beer street and gin lane were published in support of the gin act, a parliamentary measure that sought to curb the consumption of spirits by raising the then very cheap costs of selling and buying gin.
Illustration of bedlam, by william hogarth, 1735 the. We explore ten of hogarths major works, from his marriage alamode to. Jun 10, 2015 william hogarth loved to depict londons bawdy, boozy side. Buy the complete works of william hogarth by william hogarth, john trusler, edwin f. In a series of engravings paperback january 1, 1833 by william hogarth author. Hogarths works was first published in large folio by john and josiah boydell in 1790. His work ranged from realistic portraits to comic striplike series of pictures called modern moral subjects.
William hogarth simple english wikipedia, the free. William hogarth, born november 10, 1697, london, englanddied october 26, 1764, london, the first great englishborn artist to attract admiration abroad, best known for his moral and satirical engravings and paintings e. William hogarth 10 november 1697 26 october 1764 was an english painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist. William hogarth was born at bartholomew close in london to richard hogarth, a poor latin school teacher and textbook writer, and anne gibbons. Hogarth restored, the whole works of the celebrated william hogarth as originally published. Instead, it is a reproduction of a completely different book. William hogarth is said to have been the descendant of a family originally from kirby thore, in westmorland. Catalogues of william hogarth s engravings ronald paulson, hogarth s graphic works, 2 vols. William hogarth was a major british painter, engraver, pictorial satirist, and editorial cartoonist 16971764 2.
William hogarth was a seminal english artist known for his paintings and engravings of satirical and moralistic themes. In his youth he was apprenticed to the engraver ellis gamble in leicester fields, where he learned to engrave trade cards and similar products. Nov 21, 2019 this book contains 101 of hogarths finest and most important engravings, including all the major series or progresses. The author of this very practical treatise on scotch loch fishing desires clearly that it may be of use to all who had it. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. He expressed his belief in the beauty of a composed intricacy of form, which leads the eye a kind of chace and advocated variety, irregularity, movement, and exaggeration in. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous. A life and a world by jenny uglow is a comprehensive study of the eighteenthcentury and an unforgettable portrait of william hogarth. Where a plain story to the eye is told, kj which we conceive the moment we behold, hogarth unrivalld stands, and shall engage unrivalld praise to the most distant age. This image shows bedlam hospital in 1735, as illustrated in an engraving by william hogarth, and shows such a scene. Hogarths original engravings are generally quite large on average 10x15, and up to 16 x 22, and the average reproduction in this book is about 75% size, a fine compromise to appreciate the details. William hogarth 10 november 1697 26 october 1764 was an english painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist he is said to have started western sequential art. It is not, as the title suggests, the complete works of william hogarth.
The result is an unforgettable portrait of a great artist and a proud, stubborn, comic, vulnerable man. How a william hogarth painting predicted brexit 250 years ago february 2016 jonathan jones on art floating yodas arent art, but dont kick them to the kerb, national gallery. William hogarth 16971764, the first pop artist who, as a painter. He expressed his belief in the beauty of a composed intricacy of form, which leads the eye a kind of chace and advocated variety, irregularity, movement. Whoever makes a design without the knowledge of perspective will be liable to such absurdities as are shewn in this fronti. William hogarth, born november 10, 1697, london, englanddied october 26, 1764, london, the first great englishborn artist to attract admiration abroad, best known for his moral and satirical engravings and paintingse. Binding stained by old damp, plates lightly foxed, else internally near fine. Worn chipped title page only hannay, james introduction, descriptions by rev. This book contains 101 of hogarths finest and most important engravings, including all the major series or progresses. Books by william hogarth author of engravings by hogarth. As a new exhibition of his prints opens at the stadel museum in frankfurt, alastair sooke examines the artists view of vice and.
This is a list of works by william hogarth by publication date if known as a printmaker hogarth often employed other engravers to produce his work and frequently revised his works between one print run and the next, so it is often difficult to accurately differentiate between works by or for hogarth and those in the style of or after. William hogarths most popular book is engravings by hogarth. Return to prints expounded his own theories in the analysis of beauty 1753, combining practical advice on painting with criticism of the art establishment. Enter your mobile number or email address below and. The project gutenberg ebook of the works of william hogarth. At the age of 15 he was apprenticed to a silverplate engraver. Page 84 it is impoflible the leaft degree of friendfhip could ever fubfift in this intercourfe of the arts with him. He studied drawing with thornhill, whose daughter he married in 1729. The shrimp girl, william hogarth c1745 culture the. Graphic satire in the age of hogarth, new haven and london. During his childhood, his father, a schoolteacher, was imprisoned for debt, and this early experience of the seamy side of life left a deep mark on hogarth much of his output is concerned with the contrast between success. Synopsis the paintings and engravings of william hogarth, the subject of this biography, have always been popular, but outside art history little is known about his life.
I figured it would take up too much of william hogarth s profile to show you his full sequential work, but i then thought it would be a real shame not to share with you the great work of one of the first modern sequential storytellers and really, one of the best wait until you see how good hogarth was at telling a story through sequential art in the mid18th century. A life and a world, art history comes to life in the voices of hogarths own age. This section is interleaved with blank shects for the readers notes. The complete works of william hogarth by william hogarth. The complete works of william hogarth by hogarth, william. A keen and humorous observer of human behavior, hogarth depicted the exuberant life around him, from couples carousing in bawdy.
William hogarth 16971764 hogarths extraordinary career began with his apprenticeship to a silver engraver in cranbourn street. The works of william hogarth by trusler rev john abebooks. William hogarth had summer lodgings in south lambert and while holidaying there he met jonathan tyers, a man trying to reopen new spring gardens at vauxhall for entertainment events. With descriptions and a comment on their moral tendency, in two volumes, to which are added, anecdotes of the author and his works, by j. It is a big book, but one i believe you will always treasure having read. William hogarth simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. William hogarth s most popular book is engravings by hogarth. English painter, printmaker and satirist william hogarth was born in london in 1697 and is known for his satirical and comicstrip style cartoons featuring crowds of people from all walks of life. Containing one hundred and fiftynine engraved plates by messrs cooke and davenport. Everything in the way of the history and habits of fish has been studiously avoided, and technicalities have been used. His grandfather was a plain yeoman, who possessed a small tenement in the vale of bampton, a village about fifteen miles north of kendal, in that county. First versions of two engravings on thick wove paper.
Apr 08, 2002 hogarth was as amazing a character as any he drew. William hogarth, a rakes progress, plate 3, the tavern scene, 1735, engraving on paper, 35. The works of william hogarth, in a series of one hundred and fifty steel engravings, by the first artists. Page 403 are aptly joined, where parts on parts depend, each made for each, as bodies for their soul, so as to form one true and perfect whole. Appears in 398 books from 17302008 page 18 villany, fear, and conscience are mixed in yellow and livid on his countenance, his lips are contracted by tremor, his face advances as eager to lie, his legs step back as thinking to make his escape. The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general. Nevertheless, open days at the hospital frequently developed the air of a fair or freak show, with beer and nuts on sale to visitors as they peered at the afflicted.
List of books and articles about william hogarth online. He soon turned, however, to designing and engraving plates for the print and book publishers. I have endeavored to treat my subjects as a dramatic writer. Hogarth, and john trusler page images at hathitrust.64 1447 1100 478 89 1043 834 1531 1468 3 436 209 1455 1512 961 248 992 1056 138 1027 1581 166 623 139 677 180 1321 1273 1299 236 826 548