The Sleeping Congregation
Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez
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The Sleeping Congregation1736 (reworked 1762)
265 x 207 mm (10.4 x 8.1 in.)
William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)
- genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
- satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
- sleep - LC sh 85123396
- social satire
- plate Dimensions: 265 x 207 mm (10.4 x 8.1 in.)
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