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Hogarth - The Four Times of the Day

Image: Evening

Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez
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18th century
486 x 402 mm (19.1 x 15.8 in.)

William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)
Engraved by Bernard Baron, French, (1696–ca. 1766)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Third of four states
Print impression quality: Very good
Series: Number 3 from set of four etchings The Four Times of the Day
Edition: Dated March 1738. Early impressions of this plate were printed in red and blue ink. For more on this set, see Sean Shesgreen, Hogarth and the Times-of-the-Day Tradition (Ithaca, 1983).
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “W. Hogarth”; signed in plate, lower right: “B. Baron”
Bibliography: Paulson 154 iii/iv.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.102.3

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  • evening
  • 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.]
  • series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]
  • times of day

  • plate Dimensions: 486 x 402 mm (19.1 x 15.8 in.)

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