And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses [graphic] : from the original painting in the Foundling Hospital / engrav'd by Willm. Hogarth & Luke Sullivan ; W. Hogarth pinxt.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 2].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Wm. Hogarth],
publish'd February 5, 1752 according to act of Parliament.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching & engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 42.2 x 52.4 cm, on sheet 47.0 x 61.2 cm
Notes:
After Hogarth's 1746 painting: Moses brought before Pharaoh's daughter. One of a set of four paintings for the Council Room of the Foundling Hospital.
Second state with caption. See Paulson.
Abstract:
Pharaoh's daughter (Thermuthis) greets Moses who stands grasping the belt of his birth mother (Jochebed) as a man fills her hand with coins. Behind them in the distance is a sphinx and pseudo-Egyptian buildings. Behind the pharaoh's daugther a black servant whispers into the ear of a female attendant.
Variant Titles:
Moses brought before Pharaoh's daughter
Topics:
Biblical events.
Blacks.
Children.
Mothers.
Servants.
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Moses--(Biblical leader)
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Sullivan, Luke, 1705-1771, engraver.
Thermuthis--(Biblical figure)
Language:
English
Genre:
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.--CtY-LW
Engravings--England--London--1752.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
752.02.05.03.2++
Folio 75 H67 800 v.2 (Oversize)
Orbis Record:
8613466
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr26224
Citation:
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 193
OID:
16194116
PID:
digcoll:4047181