William Hogarth : A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings
'This meticulous catalogue raisonné, the product of many years of dedicated research, will establish the corpus of William Hogarth's paintings for years to come. It is a triumph' - TLS
A comprehensive catalogue of Hogarth's paintings
William Hogarth (1697-1764) was among the first British-born artists to rise to international recognition and acclaim and to this day he is considered one of the country's most celebrated and innovative masters. His output encompassed engravings, paintings, prints, and editorial cartoons that presaged western sequential art. This comprehensive catalogue of his paintings brings together over twenty years of scholarly research and expertise on the artist, and serves to highlight the remarkable diversity of his accomplishments in this medium.
Portraits, history paintings, theater pictures, and genre pieces are lavishly reproduced alongside detailed entries on each painting, including much previously unpublished material relating to his oeuvre. This deeply informed publication affirms Hogarth's legacy and testifies to the artist's enduring reputation.
- Author: Elizabeth Einberg
- Hardcover: 432 pages
- Date published: November 2016
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-0300221749
- Product Dimensions: 31.2 x 25.4 cm