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Analysis of beauty, pl. 1

Analysis of beauty, pl. 1

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Title:
Analysis of beauty, pl. 1
Title (alt.) :
Analysis of beauty plate I
Description:
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. Forming a border around the main image are 49 compartments with diagrams relating to the text; the image is numbered throughout. The great sculpture of the ancients are grouped with the people and objects from the present.
Artist:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Publisher:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Name on Item:
Designed, Engraved, and Publish'd by Wm. Hogarth
Date:
(c) March 5, 1753
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Engravings
Satires (Visual works)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
William Hogarth (1697-1764). Prints
Subjects:
Sculpture
Places:
EnglandLondonCity and London Borough of Westminster
Hyde Park Corner
Extent:
1 print : etching and engraving ; plate mark 40 x 51 cm
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Publisher:
Wm. Hogarth
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes (citation):
Paulson, Ronald. "Hogarth's Graphic Works." The Print Room, 1989, London.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Alternative title from item.
Paulson: 195
Notes (object):
Third state. Engraved title, "Analysis of Beauty. Plate I." The boxes are filled in and the publication line is added.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000095
Barcode:
36666003801160