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Print - Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn
  • Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10
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Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    1736-38 (engraving (printing process))
    1738 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2747

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A5

Physical description

Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn; Engraving print on paper; Complementing the series 'The Four Times of the Day' (see Dyce.2739 to 2746).

Place of Origin

England (probably, engraved)

Date

1736-38 (engraving (printing process))
1738 (published)

Artist/maker

Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Object history note

An engraving reproduction of Hogerth's 1738 painting of the same name.
While 'Strolling Actresses' was not part of the 'Four Times of the Day' series, it complements it and Hogarth's intention from the outset appears to have been to sell the five prints together.

Descriptive line

Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn; Engraving print on paper; Complementing the series 'The Four Times of the Day'; By William Hogarth; English School; First published 1738.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Women; Actresses; Theatre; Men

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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