Analysis of beauty. Plate I [graphic] / designed, engraved, and publish'd by Wm. Hogarth, March 5th, 1753, according to act of Parliament.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 3].
Published/Created:
[London]
[Wm. Hogarth],
[5 March 1753]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 38.8 x 50.1 cm, on sheet 43.0 x 57.1 cm
Notes:
"One of two prints issued with Hogarth's treatise "The Analysis of Beauty". A sculptor's yard (said to be that of John Cheere at Hyde Park Corner) with copies of well-known classical sculptures including the Farnese Hercules, the Antinous, the Laocoon and the Medici Venus; in the foreground, a sheet with three studies of an écorché leg and a man holding a book on proportion; forming a border around the main image are 49 compartments with diagrams relating to the text. The image is numbered throughout in black ink"--See British Museum online catalogue.
Title engraved above image.
Topics:
Anatomy.
Art education.
Artists.
Figure drawings.
Sculpture.
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist, printmaker.
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership.
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Sotheby, Frederick Edward,--1837-1909--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1753.
Etchings--England--London--1753.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1753.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Folio 49 3582 (Oversize)
Orbis Record:
9884724
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr26229
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 3217
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, no. 3880
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 195
OID:
16194124
PID:
digcoll:4048695