Analysis of beauty. Plate I [graphic] / designed, engraved, and publish'd by Wm. Hogarth, March 5th, 1753, according to act of Parliament.

Edition:
[State 3].
Published/Created:
[London]
[Wm. Hogarth]
[5 March 1753]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 38.8 x 50.1 cm, on sheet 43.0 x 57.1 cm
Notes:
Title engraved above image.
"One of two prints issued with Hogarth's treatise "The Analysis of Beauty". A sculptor's yard (said to be that of John Cheere at Hyde Park Corner) with copies of well-known classical sculptures including the Farnese Hercules, the Antinous, the Laocoon and the Medici Venus; in the foreground, a sheet with three studies of an écorché leg and a man holding a book on proportion; forming a border around the main image are 49 compartments with diagrams relating to the text. The image is numbered throughout in black ink"--See British Museum online catalogue.
Sotheby's, F.E. Sotheby Sale, lot 215 (Hogarth 's works) to Maggs for W.S. Lewis; 21 Nov. 1955; Acquisition no.: 955-11-21-95. 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.
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Anatomy
Art education
Artists
Figure drawings
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird, Baron, 1780-1826
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
Sculpture
Sotheby, Frederick Edward, 1837-1909
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1753
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1753
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1753
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:
Sotheby 95++ Box 315
Orbis Record:
9884724
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22275
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030592
PID:
digcoll:2808334