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.
Sawyer, Richard, printmaker.
London : Published May 1, 1829 by W.B. Tiffin, 3, Hay Market, [1 May 1829]
1 print : etching with engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 322 x 354 mm, on sheet 347 x 389 mm
"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.
Society of Artists
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Society of Artists of Great Britain,--depicted. Tiffin, Walter Benjamin, 1795-1877, publisher.
Engravings--England--London--1829. Group portraits. Portrait prints.
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