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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:

Hogarth Engraving His Master's Shop-bill the Sign of the Angel

Part Of:

Collective Title: Drawings to Illustrate the Life of Hogarth

Date:
1817
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brown ink, brown wash and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 15/16 × 9 11/16 inches (32.9 × 24.6 cm) and Image: 7 1/4 × 5 5/8 inches (18.4 × 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "W H"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "No 2. | Hogarth engraving his Master's | Shop-bills the sign of the Angel"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.790
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boy | depiction | genre subject | interior | man | shop | watercolor
Associated People:
William Hogarth
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12500
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Karen Junod, Writing the lives of painters, biography and artistic identity in Britain 1760-1810 , Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011, pp.127,129, fig. 7, CT21 J85 2011 (YCBA)

Tessa Violet Murdoch, A glimpse of the apprentice William Hogarth engraving his master's shop-bill : the sign of the angel, Silver Studies, vol. 31, 2015, pp. 63-65, fig. 1, V 2571 (YCBA)


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