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Creator:
Print made by William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

Hogarth Painting the Comic Muse

Date:
1764
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 x 14 inches (40.6 x 35.6 cm), Plate: 15 7/8 x 13 7/8 inches (40.3 x 35.2 cm), and Image: 14 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (36.8 x 34.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered center right: "COMEDY | 1764"; lower right: "ANALYSIS OF"; lower center: "William Hogarth. 1764"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.1456
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
alteration | artist | beauty | chair | comedy | easel | man | mask | paintbrush | portrait | sadness | satyr | treatise
Associated People:
muse
Hogarth, William (1697–1764), painter and engraver
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:42068
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Susan Rather, A Painter's Progess: Matthew Pratt and 'The American School', Metropolitan Museum Journal, vol. 28, 1993, p. 177, fig. 9, Available online (ORBIS) Also available in hardcopy: N610 A725 (LC)+ Oversize (HAAS)


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