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Hogarth and the eighteenth-century comic spirit.

Michael G. Benton

Hogarth and the eighteenth-century comic spirit.

by Michael G. Benton

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Thesis (M.A.) University of Toronto, 1961.

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Hogarth’s prints play out the sins of eighteenth-century London in a kind of visual theatre that was entirely new and novel in their day. Figure 1. William Hogarth, A Harlot’s Progress, plate 1, , etching with engraving on paper, /8 × /16 inches or × 38 cm. “Since my first discussions of ecological problems with Professor John Day around and since reading Konrad Lorenz's “King Solomon's Ring,” I have become increasingly interested in the study of animals for what they might teach us about man, and the study of man as an animal. I have become increasingly disenchanted with what the thinkers of the so-called Age of Enlightenment tell us.

The great twentieth-century cartoonist David Low described William Hogarth as the grandfather of the political cartoon. What he meant was that while Hogarth didn’t quite set the template for political cartoons as we now recognise them (Gillray did that a generation later), the medium wouldn’t be the same without ’s a great deal of truth in this, but not necessarily for the. Harlot’s Progress in its relation to women in the eighteenth-century and how Hogarth depicted them. Hallett, Mark. Hogarth. (New York: Phaidon Press Unlimited, ) This book explores the interconnections between Hogarth’s life, work and the English society in which he lived, arguing that his art and career can only be properly understood if they relate back to the particular environment.

William Hogarth was an English painter and printmaker who poignantly commented the English society of the eighteenth century with biting satire. The career and life of Hogarth were as unusual as his prints. William was born as the son of a shopkeeper (his mother) and a schoolmaster and publisher. William Hogarth, engraved plate, A Harlot's Progress, Publishing specifically for children begins with small, cheaply produced booklets sold on the streets of England. Vendors called "chap men" roamed the streets selling various products and medicines, and some carried little "chap books" of short stories and fables that were illustrated.


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Hogarth and the eighteenth-century comic spirit by Michael G. Benton Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 midth century!).Author: Brian Cronin.

Hogarth, William: The Wedding of Stephen Beckingham and Mary Cox The Wedding of Stephen Beckingham and Mary Cox, oil on canvas by William Hogarth, ; in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. Photograph by AlkaliSoaps. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, Marquand Fund, ().

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. 'I, Hogarth' is a very readable book which tells the story of William Hogarth, the famous Georgian painter and engraver.

It vividly describes 18th century London and gives a background to many of the scenes that Hogarth represented in his work. Described as a ‘raucous novel of a raucous age’, in places I found it a little too coarse for my /5. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Auty, Susan G.

Comic spirit of eighteenth-century novels. Port Washington, N.Y. Hogarth was one of the most influential artists of the eighteenth century. He is credited with being the first artist in Europe to create art that represented and expressed a national identity.

Born in London, Hogarth was apprenticed to a silver engraver for seven years, moving on to. Hogarth’s prints play out the sins of eighteenth-century London in a kind of visual theater that was entirely new and novel in their day. William Hogarth, A Harlot’s Progress, plate 1,etching with engraving on paper, x 38 cm.

Numbers in square brackets refer to the catalogue numbers in Ronald Paulson's third edition of Hogarth's Graphic Works (those with asterisks are classified as "After Hogarth" by Paulson). The works are all paintings, prints or drawings, apart from Hogarth's book The Analysis of Beauty. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "Hogarth's London: pictures of the manners of the eighteenth century" See other formats.

Commentary. The affinities between William Hogarth's etching "The Sleeping Congregation" (, ) and Hablot Knight Browne's "Our pew at church" () reveal not merely the direct influence of specific satirical pieces by the eighteenth-century narrative visual artist upon Phiz, but the spirit that the nineteenth-century illustrator imbibed from Hogarth's prints and paintings.

Inspired by the popular and plot-driven literary forms of the day—the comic opera, the bourgeois tragedy, and the serialized novel—Hogarth approached his subjects in the spirit (as he put it) of a “dramatic writer,” inventing a new genre called the “modern moral subject,” in which humor and tragedy merged with the purpose of.

Many eighteenth-century and subsequent critics applied and still apply the word ‘comic’ to Hogarth, but I think the first thing we ought to do is get rid of that word in the repertoire of Hogarth criticism –- not least because most Augustan theorists of humour used the word comedy to signify satire.

This is an indispensible study for the serious student of William Hogarth and for all art historians, general historians, philologists, and other scholars working with reference to eighteenth-century England. Publisher: Georg Olms Hagentorwall 7, D Hildesheim, Germany Tel.: ++49 ; Fax: ++49 Email: [email protected] characterized the spirit of the eighteenth century.

Science was flourishing, and therefore it brought new discoveries that challenged the traditional dominating force of religion. Influential figures of the age, such as Voltaire, Jonathan Swift, and William Hogarth, strove to assure human betterment and advance human thinking through truth and.

The painting was one of Hogarth's last works, commissioned in by Sir Richard Grosvenor. James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont had previously commissioned a painting from Hogarth, allowing Hogarth to select the subject and price.

For Lord Charlemont, Hogarth chose to paint the satirical Piquet, or Virtue in Danger (also known as The Lady's Last Stake, after a play by Colley Cibber. a monumental work of seventeen text volumes and eleven books of illustrations. Another name for laissez-faire economics is.

free trade _____, as a limited monarchy, became the ideal model for many philosophes Which technological innovation is associated with Hogarth's art.

Montesquieu's most enduring idea in The Spirit of the Laws is that. Prints by William Hogarth. From The Original Works of William Hogarth. London: John & Josiah Boydell, Engravings by William Hogarth. On hand laid paper.

Excellent impressions. Some light foxing to paper, but overall very good condition. William Hogarth () is considered by many to be the greatest English caricaturist of all time. Hogarth was as amazing a character as any he drew. The book is also full of wonderfully reproduced art in black and white and a generous number of works are reproduced in color.

Ms Uglow gives us in depth and wonderfully insightful instruction about all these works. It is a big book, but one I believe you will always treasure having s: Social Caricature in the Eighteenth Century. Benjamin Blom, This book gives a fine analysis on the many different forms, topics, and genres of eighteenth-century satire.

It also contains plenty of samples of work from many of the most relevant satirists. Speel, Bob. The Home Page of Bob Speel: George Cruikshank ().

But the world has grown older and taste has improved, has changed very much since the day of the “notorious Mr.

Trusler,” whose name appears, with two other eighteenth-century authors, on the title-page of another book on Hogarth that I possess. I bought it years ago for a few pence at a second-hand book shop. It is a “popular” edition.

Hogarth, France and British Art: The rise of the arts in eighteenth-century Britain. London, • Quennell, Peter. Hogarth's Progress. New York • Uglow Jenny. Hogarth. People think there is a lot of information publicly known about William Hogarth, the eighteenth-century English painter, and compared to say.

Full text of "William Hogarth, his original engravings and etchings" See other formats CORNELL UNIVERSITY LIBRARY BOUGHT WITH THE INCOME OF THE SAGE ENDOWMENT FUND GIVEN IN BY HENRY WILLIAMS SAGE FINE ARTS' Corntll Unlvaralty Library NE H71H66 3 Cornell University Library The original of this book is in the Cornell University Library.