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

Creator:
Spooner, Charles, 1720-1767, printmaker.
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.
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.
Topics:
Caricatures.
Cherubs.
Churches.
Clergy.
Obesity.
Pews.
Preaching.
Religious services.
Sleeping.
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1811.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1811.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Hogarth
736.10.26.02.1
Hogarth 736.10.26.02.1 Impression 1 Box 105
Orbis Record:
11318540
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22615
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2296
OID:
16034723
PID:
digcoll:2810240