Baroque and Rococo

 

Baroque and Rococo Art Map



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William Hogarth

 

 

William Hogarth

(b London, 10 Nov 1697; d London, 25–26 Oct 1764).

 English painter and engraver. He played a crucial part in establishing an English school of painting, both through the quality of his painting and through campaigns to improve the status of the artist in England. He also demonstrated that artists could become independent of wealthy patrons by publishing engravings after their own paintings. He is best remembered for the satirical engravings that gave the name ‘Hogarthian’ to low-life scenes of the period.


 

 
 

Marriage a la Mode

 
 

 

The Contract

 




 
 

 

Breakfast Scene
 




 
 

 

Scene with the Quack

 


 
 

 

The Countess's Levee

 

 
 

 

Death of the Earl

 

 




 

The Lady's Death

 

 


Four Times of the Day

 

 

 
 

 
 

 


Beer Street and Gin Lane

 
 

 


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William Hogarth

 

 

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