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Image: The Sleeping Congregation

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The Sleeping Congregation

1736 (reworked 1762)
18th century
265 x 207 mm (10.4 x 8.1 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; unevenly inked, lower right
Edition: Dated October 1736. Hogarth reworked the plate for the fourth state on April 21, 1762.
Bibliography: Paulson 140 iv/iv.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.110

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Christianity
  • 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.]
  • religions
  • 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

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 265 x 207 mm (10.4 x 8.1 in.)

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