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Print - The Savoyard Girl
  • The Savoyard Girl
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10
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The Savoyard Girl

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (maker)
    Williams, Charles 'Argus' (maker)
    Sherlock, G. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving and stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Frank A. Gibson

  • Museum number:

    E.1264-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 175

Physical description

General Description: The Savoyard Girl [Not in W.] Lettered with title and W Hogarth pinxt / G Sherlock sculpt / Published as the Act directs by G Sherlock March 13 1799 / From the Original of the same size in the possession of J Edwards Esqr. Inscribed in pencil on the back. 1st. State 2.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (maker)
Williams, Charles 'Argus' (maker)
Sherlock, G. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving and stipple engraving

Dimensions

Height: 56.3 cm size of plate, Width: 41 cm size of plate, Height: 57.2 cm size of sheet, Width: 41.9 cm size of sheet

Object history note

Notes: William Hogarth's antipathy towards the French is well recorded. This makes the attribution to him of this sympathetic depiction of a young French woman highly unlikely.

Descriptive line

'Savoyard Girl' by William Hogarth

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

W.= Webster, M. Hogarth, London 1979

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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