Taste in high life [graphic] / invented & painted by Wm. Hogarth.

Edition:
[State 2?].
Published/Created:
[London]
[publisher not identified]
[1798?]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate mark 21.0 x 28.0 cm, on sheet 27.1 x 34.9 cm
Notes:
Title etched above image.
The print, after a painting commissioned by Mary Edwards, was made without Hogarth's permission. It is not included in Paulson's catalogue.
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).
Sheet trimmed to: 213 x 278 mm.
Ms. annotation in ink, lower right corner: '6'.
Abstract:
"An expensively furnished interior with an elderly lady wearing an enormous hooped petticoat in conversation with an extravagantly dressed gentleman; to left, a fashionable young lady pats a black page boy under the chin; in the foreground, a monkey wearing a coat and three-cornered hat reads a menu beginning "Pour Dinner/Cox Combs ..."; on the far wall, are pictures including one, labelled "Insects", showing the dancer Philippe Desnoyer, and another showing a statue of Venus with a hooped petticoat and stays"--British Museum online catalogue.
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Blacks
Clothing & dress
Dandies -- British
Fire screens
Interiors
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron, 1780-1826
Monkeys
Muffs
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1798
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1798
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 74K(b) Box 115
Orbis Record:
9897650
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22446
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030773
PID:
digcoll:2807277