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Hogarth, William, 1697–1764

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, [1] leaves of plates) : illustrations ; 56 x 59 cm + 1 pamphlet in pocket (15, xv pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 x 31 cm)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2015 10
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Issued in portfolio.
"Catalogue of the plates"; p. [17]-[30]
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.
Bibliographical footnotes.
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.
Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979.
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984.

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