The Beggar’s Opera
Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez
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The Beggar’s Opera1790 (restrike printed 1963)
450 x 582 mm (17.7 x 22.9 in.)
William Blake, British (English), (1757–1827)
After William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)
- music - The art concerned with the combining of vocal or instrumental sounds in measured time to communicate emotions, ideas, or states of mind, usually according to cultural standards of rhythm, melody, and, in most Western music, harmony. [January 1995 scope note added. December 1991 related term added; related term added.]
- restrikes - Impressions made from a printing surface or a die after the original edition or issue has been completed; refers especially to prints and to coins. [December 1992 descriptor added.]
- theater (discipline) - Use for the professionally oriented study of theater, involving training, practice, and study in the processes of doing theater. For the academically oriented study of theater, use "drama." [August 1995 descriptor changed, was "theater". April 1993 related term added.]
- plate Dimensions: 450 x 582 mm (17.7 x 22.9 in.)
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William Blake, British (English), (1757–1827) William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764) . The Beggar’s Opera, 1790 (restrike printed 1963). Etching and engraving on Richard de Bas handmade paper. Fourth of four states. plate : 450 x 582 mm (17.7 x 22.9 in.). Sheet : 504 x 640 mm (19.8 x 25.2 in.). DAC accession number 1978.22.1b. Russell T. Limbach Art Laboratory transfer, 1978. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: T. Rodriguez) .
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