Morning [graphic] / invented painted engrav'd & publish'd by Wm. Hogarth, March 25, 1738 according to act of Parliament.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 1].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Wm. Hogarth],
[25 March 1738]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 489 x 397 mm
Notes:
Title engraved below image.
State and series from Paulson. First plate in the series: Four times a day and Strolling actresses dressing in a barn.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
CtY-LW
Abstract:
The first print in the series "Four Times of the Day" is a scene in Covent Garden. In the center, a middle-aged woman walks from the left towards St. Paul's church; the clock on the tower showing 6:55. She is followed by a servant boy carrying her prayer book under his arm as he tries to warm his hands in his pocket and jacket. St. Paul's is partially hidden behind a tavern identified by a sign reading "Tom King's Coffee House." There is a fight in the doorway, one man losing his wig as it flies out the door. In front of the tavern is a fire where two couples embrace as two women warm themselves, the one reaching out to beg of the well-dressed woman; two large baskets with vegetables sit behind the women, with carrots and mushrooms in the left foreground. To the left, in the middle distance, a small crowd, including two small boys with school bags on their backs, surrounds a man holding a placard advertising a remedy known as Dr. Rock's.
Variant Titles:
Four times a day.
Topics:
Beggars.
Children.
City & town life.
Couples.
Crowds.
Fighting.
Food vendors.
Prostitutes.
Quacks.
Servants.
Signs (Notices)
Taverns (Inns)
Women.
Topics:
Covent Garden (London, England)
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist, publisher.
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership.
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1738.
Etchings--England--London--1738.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1738.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Kinnaird
19K
Orbis Record:
9876983
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22309
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2357
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 146
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 152
OID:
16030634
PID:
digcoll:2807145