Author:Uglow, Jenny ( William Hogarth related)

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Hogarth: A Life and a World -by Jenny Uglow ( William Hogarth Biography )

By: Uglow, Jenny ( William Hogarth related)

Price: $23.69

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Faber & Faber, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163916

ISBN: 0571169961

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 794 pages, colour and b&w images, ---"The paintings and engravings of William Hogarth, the subject of this biography, have always been popular, but outside art history little is known about his life. He moved in the worlds of theatre, literature, journalism and politics, and found subjects for his work over the whole gamut of 18th-century London, from street scenes to drawing rooms, and from churches to gambling halls and prisons. Hogarth was made wealthy by his engravings for "The Harlot's Progress", but remaine... View more info