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Hogarth, William, 1697-1764


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Robert Leslie sketchbook, circa 1820-1859

 Item — Vol. 1: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 15, Series I
Scope and Contents: Inscribed at front: "C.R. Leslie. No. 8 Buckingham Place, Fitzroy Sq., London, Jany. 1815." The album includes a mixture of texts and drawings. Texts include: "Extracts from Grose's Antiquities, continued from my sketch book dated July 9th, 1813"; "Extracts descriptive of the festivities of May Day"; and various notes on Hall, Browne (his Britannius pastorals), Borlose, Brand (his...
Dates: circa 1820-1859

Lewis Walpole Library Collection of Prints after William Hogarth

Call Number: LWL MSS 42
Scope and Contents: The Lewis Walpole Library Collection of Prints after William Hogarth contains more than 500 eighteenth- and nineteenth-century etchings and engravings that reproduce the works of William Hogarth (1697-1764), the influential British painter and printmaker. Hogarth and his art have been a long-standing focus of debates about copying and copyright dating from his lifetime to the present day. The commercial success of his work made his images a target for both legitimate or authorized copies and...
Dates: 1749-1875, bulk 1793-1870

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1857 mid-July

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.76
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents:

Ruskin gives Heaton some advice on what to see at the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition, praising works by Paul Veroneses, Joshua Reynolds, William Hogarth, Anthony van Dyck and Thomas Gainsborough. Ruskin thanks Heaton for "all [her] notes.". [Date provided by Surtees: Mid-July 1857]

Dates: 1857 mid-July

Charles Robert Leslie Collection

Call Number: MSS 15

The collection comprises sketchbooks, writings, and correspondence by Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) and his family.

Dates: circa 1812-1900

Letter, apparently to John Thomas Smith., 1821 July 30

 Item — 2-228
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

About portraits of Dr. Misaubin. Also mentions a gentleman who lived on gin for many years and who was the model for Hogarth's Quack Doctor in the Marriage-a-la-Mode.

Dates: 1821 July 30

Letter to John Thomas Smith., 1826 July 4

 Item — 2-198
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

About a sale catalogue of Hogarth prints given to the press on Wednesday, hoping that Smith will have it in time for a meeting.

Dates: 1826 July 4

Letter to John Thomas Smith., 1827 August 10

 Item — 2-214
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

About Lord Farnborough's letter.

Dates: 1827 August 10

Letter to John Thomas Smith., 1828 September 5

 Item — 2-179
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents:

About one of the paintings in Hogarth's Marriage a-la-mode: "The late Mr. Locke of Portman Square hinted to Hogarth that the third print...was not sufficiently understood. Mr. Hogarth seemed aware of the correctness of the suggestion...".

Dates: 1828 September 5