This plate representing portraits of the members of a Society of Artists that existed about the year 1730 is engraved from an original sketch in oil by William Hogarth in the possession of the publisher in which reference is made to the names of the characters upon a tablet as above [graphic] / etched by Richd. Sawyer.

Creator:
Sawyer, Richard, printmaker.
Published/Created:
London :
Published May 1, 1829 by W.B. Tiffin, 3, Hay Market,
[1 May 1829]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 322 x 354 mm, on sheet 347 x 389 mm
Notes:
Title etched below image.
Abstract:
"Portrait group of the Society of Artists; men gathered around a table in a fine interior, some seated, attended by servants; with portraits of Grinling Gibbons, William Kent, John Michael Rysbrack, Gawen Hamilton, Marcellus Laroon, Michael Dahl, John Vanderbanck, and Charles Bridgman; a landscape painting on wall in background, a curtain to the right, after Hogarth."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Society of Artists
Topics:
Artists--British.
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Society of Artists of Great Britain,--depicted.
Tiffin, Walter Benjamin, 1795-1877, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1829.
Group portraits.
Portrait prints.
Format:
Image
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:
Hogarth
829.05.01.01+
Hogarth 829.05.01.01+ Box 210
Orbis Record:
11763496
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22592
OID:
16034700
PID:
digcoll:2810204