Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, The beggar's opera by Hogarth and Blake , 1965
The beggar's opera by Hogarth and Blake : a portfolio / compiled by Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis and Philip Hofer.
- Cambridge [Mass.] : Harvard University Press ; 1965.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1965.
- Physical Description:
- 1 portfolio (x,  leaves of plates) : illustrations ; 56 x 59 cm + 1 pamphlet in pocket (15, xv pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 x 31 cm)
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Issued in portfolio.
"Catalogue of the plates"; p. -
The plates are reproductions of Hogarth's seven versions of his picture which illustrates act 3, scene 11, air 5 of John Gay's The beggar's opera, with reproductions of the 1st and 4th states of Blake's engraving after the Duke of Leeds version, and including a modern restrike of the 4th state.
- Subject Terms:
- Beggar's opera (Gay, John)Blake, William, 1757-1827.Blake, William, 1757-1827.Gay, John, 1685-1732. Beggar's opera -- Illustrations.Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
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