Orator Henley christening a child [graphic] / Hogarth pinxt. ; J.I. sculpt.

Published/Created:
[London]
[Samuel Ireland]
[1794]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate mark 16.8 x 12.0 cm, on sheet 22.7 x 15.1 cm
Notes:
Title engraved below image.
See Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (2nd ed.) for note about a related work by Sympson, p. 310.
Reed; 1960.
1 print : etching on wove paper ; plate mark 168 x 120 mm, on sheet 227 x 155 mm.
Re-issue?
Abstract:
Orator Henley christening a child, after an oil sketch by Hogarth; the cleric stands holding the infant over a large, empty baptismal font, with the mother beside him to left. To his right stand a man who holds his hat and a stout woman, while in front a child, wearing a plumed hat and standing on tiptoe, reaches into the font, tipping the shallow bowl and spilling the water.
Associated Names:
Ireland, Jane, active 1792-1793 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Baptisms
Children
Clergy
Fonts
Henley, John, 1692-1756
Infants
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Women
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1794
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1794
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Call Number:
Hogarth 794.00.00.216.2 Box 135
Orbis Record:
11665269
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22793
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16035048
PID:
digcoll:2810981