[The new metamorphosis. Frontispiece] [graphic] / W. Hogarth fec.

Edition:
[State 2].
Published/Created:
[London]
[Sam. Briscoe]
[March 1724]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper ; sheet 14.6 x 8.2 cm
Notes:
Title, state, and imprint from Paulson.
"Vol. 1. p.1"--Lower left corner, below image.
One of seven illustrations engraved for a modernized edition of Apuleius's The Golden ass: Gildon, C. New metamorphosis. London : Printed for Sam. Briscoe at the Bell-Savage on Ludgate-Hill, 1724.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
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:
Frontispiece to Charles Gildon's The new metamorphosis (London : Sam. Briscoe, 1724) shows Apuleius on the left and Lucian on the right each with an ass with the modern adaptor in the middle. Below the figures of Apuleius and Lucien are two satyrs; between them is a scene in front of church with couples embracing and kissing; a man and a woman stand on either side of a boy chastising him (?).On the base is etched "Credo pudicitiam Saturno rege moratam in terris", an allusion to the satire on women.
Variant Titles:
Credo pudicitiam Saturno rege moratam in terris
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Printmaker]
Briscoe, Samuel, active 1691-1727 [Publisher]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Apuleius
Authors
Children
Couples
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron, 1780-1826
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
Satyrs (Greek mythology)
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Language:
English
Genre:
Book illustrations
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1724
Frontispieces
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 73K(a) Box 110
Orbis Record:
9856173
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22437
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030762
PID:
digcoll:2807262