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

Edition:
[State 1].
Published/Created:
[London]
[publisher not identified]
[not before 1736]
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint with etching on laid paper ; plate mark 154 x 120 mm, on sheet 177 x 141 mm
Notes:
Title from caption below image.
State with the cherub roughly sketched in and no text in the banner that he holds.
Publication date from British Museum catalogue.
Leverhulme-Auchincloss, vol. ii; May 1954; Acquisitions no.: 954-5-1-57.
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:
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Call Number:
Hogarth 736.10.26.02.1 Impression 1 Box 105
Orbis Record:
11318540
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22615
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16034723
PID:
digcoll:2810240