Hogarth, William

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Born: Nov 10, 1697 AD
Died: 1764 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Painters


1697 – He was born at Bartholomew Close in London this year.

 

1720 – He was engraver on his own account, at first engraving coats of arms, shop bills, and designing plates for booksellers.

 

1724 – An early print by William Hogarth entitled A Just View of the British Stage this year.

 

1727 – He was hired by Joshua Morris, a tapestry worker to prepare a design for the Element of Earth.

 

1729 – He was married to Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.

 

1731 – He completed the earliest of the series of moral works, which first gave him his position as a great and original genius.

 

1743 – He painted the six pictures of Marriage à-la-mode.

 

1745 – He painted a self-portrait with his dog this year.

 

1746 – He painted actor David Garrick as Richard III, for which he was paid £200.

 

1749 – He represented the somewhat disorderly English troops on their March of the Guards to Finchley.

 

1753 – He also wrote and published his ideas of artistic design in his book The Analysis of Beauty.

 

1757 – He was appointed Serjeant Painter to the King.

 

1764 – He died in London , and he was buried at St. Nicholas’s Churchyard, London.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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