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Creator:
Attributed to Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British
Title:

Tomb of William Hogarth and Mrs. Jane Hogarth from Chiswick

Former Title(s):

The Environs of London: Tomb of William Hogarth and Mrs. Jane Hogarth from Chiswick Church

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Environs of London

Date:
between 1796 and 1811
Medium:
Pen and black ink, watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 3/4 inches (37.8 × 27.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Chiswick Vol V page 204"; inscribed, upper right: "68"

"Here lieth the Body | of WILLIAM HOGARTH Esqr. | who died October 26th. 1764, | Aged 67. | Mrs. JANE HOGARTH | Wife of William Hogarth Esqr. | Obit 13th. of November 1789, | AErat 80 Years." "Farewell, great Painter of Mankind, | Who reached the noblest point of Art | Whose pictured Morals charm the mind | And through the Eye correct the heart | If Genius fire thee, Reader stay; | If Nature touch thee, drop a tear: | If neither move thee, turn away; | For HOGARTH'S honored dust lies here."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20299
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | memorial | tomb
Associated Places:
Chiswick | England | Greater London | London | St. Nicholas Church | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:16815
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