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Image: Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn

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Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn

1738
18th century
450 x 565 mm (17.7 x 22.2 in.)

William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Fourth of four states
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Dated May 1738
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “Invented, Painted, Engraved, & Publish’d by Wm. Hogarth, March the 25th, 1738. According to Act of Parliament.”
Bibliography: Paulson 156 iv/iv.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.40.5

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  • actors - Persons who portray roles in dramatic productions to interpret character or present characterization to an audience. DOT [February 1993 lead-in term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • barns - Agricultural buildings with large, usually sliding doors, prominent roofs, and predominantly open spaces on the interior, primarily used as storage buildings for hay, grains, and farm equipment and shelters for livestock; does not include those structures, often termed barns, used for the processing of food and other agricultural produce, such as hop barns and tobacco barns.
  • mythology
  • 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.]
  • social satire
  • 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.]

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  • plate Dimensions: 450 x 565 mm (17.7 x 22.2 in.)

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