Taste in high life [graphic] / invented & painted by Wm. Hogarth.
[London] [publisher not identified] [1798?]
1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate mark 21.0 x 28.0 cm, on sheet 27.1 x 34.9 cm
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2563 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), v. 1, opp. p. 25
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'.
"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.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
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
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century Etchings -- England -- London -- 1798 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1798
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