Evening [graphic] / invented, painted & publish'd by Wm. Hogarth, March 25th, 1738, according to act of Parliament ; engraved by B. Baron.
[London] [Wm. Hogarth] [25 March 1738]
1 print : engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 489 x 404 mm, on sheet 613 x 472 mm
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2382 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 148 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 154
Title engraved below image. "Price 5 shillings."--Following printmaker's name. Sotheby's, F.E. Sotheby Sale, lot 215 (Hogarth's works) to Maggs for W.S. Lewis; 21 Nov. 1955; Acquisition no.: 955-11-21-24 Purchased as a bound collection of 97 prints with Sotheby bookplate; disbound January 1984. Formerly owned by Frederick Edward Sotheby of Ecton, Northants, 1837-1909.
The third print in the series "Four Times of the Day" is set at Sadler's Wells. "A dyer and his wife walking with their dog beside the New River; the wife holds a fan with a design of Aphrodite and Adonis, the husband carries a small child, a somewhat older boy stands behind them in tears because his sister is demanding the gingerbread figure he holds; behind them is a young woman holding a shoe and a cow being milked by another woman; to the right is a tavern with the sign of Sir Hugh Middleton's Head, two women and a man are in the tavern garden, other figures are visible through the window, and a grape vine is climbing up towards the roof."--British Museum online catalogue.
Adonis (Greek deity) Aphrodite (Greek deity) Children City & town life Crying Dogs Fans (Accessories) Milkmen & milkwomen Myddelton, Hugh, Sir, 1560?-1631 Signs (Notices) Sotheby, Frederick Edward, 1837-1909 Spouses Taverns (Inns)
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1738 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1738
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