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Hogarth: his life, art, and times.

Author: Ronald Paulson
Publisher: New Haven, Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (London) by the Yale University Press, 1971.
Series: Studies in British art (Unnumbered)
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Paulson, Ronald.
Hogarth: his life, art, and times.
New Haven, Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (London) by the Yale University Press, 1971
(OCoLC)852771898
Named Person: William Hogarth; William Hogarth; William Hogarth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Paulson
ISBN: 0300013884 9780300013887
OCLC Number: 285406
Description: 2 volumes illustrations 29 cm.
Contents: V.1 --
Preface --
I. The range of possibilities, 1697-1720 --
Richard Hogarth in London --
A London childhood --
The Fleet prison --
Apprenticeship --
Early career as an engraver --
II. The evolution of a genre, 1720-32 --
The presence of Sir James Thornhill --
"The bad taste of the town" --
Hudibras --
The beginnings of a painter --
Conversation pictures --
A harlot's progress --
III. Challenge and response, 1732-45 --
Patron and public --
Artist and activist --
Comic and sublime history painting --
Portrait painting --
Marriage à la mode --
v. 2 --
IV. From morality to aesthetics, 1745-54 --
Loose ends and beginnings --
Art and charity --
The popular prints --
Art as subject --
Hogarth's critics and the academy --
The analysis of beauty --
V. The final decade, 1754-64 --
The election: art and politics --
The last histories --
Illness, withdrawal, writings --
The exhibitions of 1761 and '62 --
The Times --
"Finis": the Tailpiece --
Appendixes --
A. Hogarth's ancestry --
B. Genealogical inscriptoins in the Hogarth family Bible --
C. Letters, etc., by Richard Hogarth --
D. Hogarth vs. Morris --
E. The Engravers' Act --
F. The Gentlemen's Magazine obituary of Thornhill and the "Britophil" essay --
G. the critical reception of The Analysis of Beauty --
H. Hogarth-Kirby letter, 7 June 1754 --
I. The negotiations between the artists and dilettanti, 1748-55 --
J. Hogarth's will --
K. Eulogies of Hogarth --
L. Mrs. Hogarth's sale catalogue.
Series Title: Studies in British art (Unnumbered)

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