T. Morell, S.T.P-S.S.A [graphic] / Wm. Hogarth del ; James Basire sculp.

Edition:
[State 3].
Published/Created:
[Eton] : [London]
[J. Pote] ; [T. Pote]
[February 1762]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper ; plate mark 21.7 x 15.2 cm, on sheet 32.0 x 16.3 cm
Notes:
Title engraved below image.
State, date, and publisher from Paulson.
This state was used as the frontispiece to Morell's Thesaurus Graecae Poeses ... Eton : Joseph Pote ; London : T. Pote in Fleet Street, 1762.
Purchased from John Grant, Ltd., Edinburgh; August 1940; £20 Kinnaird lot. With Kinnaird bookplate; disbound at Yale.
Formerly owned by Charles Kinnaird, 8th Lord Kinnaird of Inchture (1780-1826).
Abstract:
A portrait of Thomas Morell, a classical scholar and friend of Hogarth's, shown "in the character of a Cynic Philosopher"; behind him, an organ aprtially hidden behind a curtain; in front of him on a table is an ink well, brush, and a pile of books; he sits at the table, pen in hand poised above a sheet of paper, with the word "Thesaurus" written on the top. On the wall near the door hangs a watch on a ribbon; over it a coat of arms.
Variant Titles:
Thomas Morell
Associated Names:
Basire, James, 1730-1802 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Clocks & watches
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron, 1780-1826
Morell, Thomas, 1703-1784
Organs
Scholars
Writing
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1762
Frontispieces
Portrait prints
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
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 64K(c) Box 105
Orbis Record:
9855910
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22422
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030747
PID:
digcoll:2807260