Thy verses, Colley, by no Muse inspir'd, when set to musick justly are admir'd ... [graphic].

Published/Created:
[London]
[publisher not identified]
[ca. 1733]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching in red ink on laid paper ; sheet 18.4 x 18 cm
Notes:
Title from first lines of verse.
Date from British Museum catalogue.
Another state of this print without verses, but with the etched title: The musical group.
Verse continues: "... No wonder such should be the consequence, for tuneful sounds oft suit with want of sense."
Sheet trimmed on three sides.
Schatzki; February 1963; Acquisitions no.: 963-2-1-1.
Abstract:
A copy in reverse, with variations, of Hogarth's subscription ticket for "A midnight modern conversation". The title of the music before the singer with spectacles at the top of image is "An ode for New Years Day"; the other singers hold music with the title “Sicilian sisters, tuneful nine”. One of the singers holds up a quizzing glass (left).
Variant Titles:
Ode for New Years Day
A chorus of singers
Musical group.
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Boys
Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757
Eyeglasses
Music
Musicians
Singers
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1732
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1732
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:
Hogarth 733.00.00.07 Box 100
Orbis Record:
11318258
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22607
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034715
PID:
digcoll:2810236