The sleepy congregation [graphic] / Wm. Hogarth invt. ; Chas. Spooner fecit.

Edition:
[State 2].
Published/Created:
[London]
[publisher not identified]
[not before 1736]
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint with etching on laid paper ; plate mark 15.4 x 12.0 cm, on sheet 17.7 x 14.1 cm
Notes:
Title from caption below image.
State with the cherub fully formed with aquatint and text in the banner that he holds "Dieu et mon".
Publication date from British Museum catalogue.
'Ld B' album; October 1957; Acquisitions no.: 957-10-1-[blank].
Abstract:
A view of the interior of a church where the congregation (right) sleeps as the clergyman in his pulpit reads from the gospel (Matthew); below him the clerk eyes the exposed bosom of a young woman asleep on the left; above the stained-glass windows a cupid hovers with his bow. After Hogarth.
Associated Names:
Spooner, Charles, 1720-1767 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Caricatures
Cherubs
Churches
Clergy
Obesity
Pews
Preaching
Religious services
Sleeping
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1811
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1811
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 736.10.26.02.2 Impression 1 Box 105
Orbis Record:
12623405
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22614
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034722
PID:
digcoll:2810237