[The new metamorphosis. Frontispiece] [graphic] / W. Hogarth fec.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 2].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Sam. Briscoe],
[March 1724]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching on laid paper ; sheet 14.6 x 8.2 cm
Notes:
Title, state, and imprint from Paulson.
"Vol. 1. p.1"--Lower left corner, below image.
One of seven illustrations engraved for a modernized edition of Apuleius's The Golden ass: Gildon, C. New metamorphosis. London : Printed for Sam. Briscoe at the Bell-Savage on Ludgate-Hill, 1724.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
CtY-LW
Abstract:
Frontispiece to Charles Gildon's The new metamorphosis (London : Sam. Briscoe, 1724) shows Apuleius on the left and Lucian on the right each with an ass with the modern adaptor in the middle. Below the figures of Apuleius and Lucien are two satyrs; between them is a scene in front of church with couples embracing and kissing; a man and a woman stand on either side of a boy chastising him (?).On the base is etched "Credo pudicitiam Saturno rege moratam in terris", an allusion to the satire on women.
Variant Titles:
Credo pudicitiam Saturno rege moratam in terris
Topics:
Authors.
Children.
Couples.
Satyrs (Greek mythology)
Topics:
Apuleius.--Metamorphoses--Illustrations.
Briscoe, Samuel, active 1691-1727, publisher.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership.
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Book illustrations.
Etchings--England--London--1724.
Frontispieces.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Kinnaird
73K(a)
Folio 75 H67 800 v.1 (Oversize)
Kinnaird 73K(a) Box 110
Orbis Record:
9856173
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr26076a
Citation:
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 45
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 35
OID:
16193797
PID:
digcoll:4048260