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      GB/NNAF/P14186
Hogarth, William (1697-1764) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Portrait and genre painter; engraver; apprenticed to a silver-plate engraver, Ellis Gamble; attended the private art school established by Sir James Thornhill; Married secretly Jane, daughter of Sir James Thornhill (23 March 1729); Serjeant-painter of His Majesty's works (1757); had houses in Chiswick and Leicester Fields, London, dying in the latter (25 October 1762);

Thesaurus
GENRE PAINTERS
PORTRAITISTS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 27

Advertisement for a new edition of his "Analysis of beauty", 1754
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 4253 f. 152

Anecdotes of William Hogarth by T Nichols and others, 1785-1819
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 27996

Bill for engravings, 1750
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 21508 f. 36

Description of his prints by - Rouquet and J Ireland, 18th C
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 27994

Drafts of The Analysis of Beauty,
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 27992; Eg MSS 3011-16
Comments: Access by appointment only

Dramatized version of his "Rake's progress", 18th C
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 25997

Engraving from a design by William Hogarth, 1710
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 27871 f. 13

Engraving, 1751
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70951 f. 16

Epitaph on, at Chiswick, by D Garrick, 1764
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 39864 f. 212b

Fragments of autobiography, notes and correspondence,
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 23394, 27991, 27993, 27995
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Lord Charlemont, 1758
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 40015 f. 20

Letter to T Birch, 1753
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 4310 f. 122

List of prints by, not in the folio (1835-1837) edition of his works, 19th C
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 38808 A ff. 228-235

List of subscribers to his prints, with letters to him, and notes by himself, 1754-1764
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 22394

Recepit by, 1745
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 39672 f. 87

Draft of a letter giving his reasons for publishing 'The Bench', 4/9/1758
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Comments: Papers listed

Register of birth, 1697
Held at: Guildhall Library
Document reference: GL Ms 6780 p. 17

Letter from him to John Ellis FRS praising the engraving of corallines Ellis sent him, 28 November 1757
Held at: Linnean Society of London
Document reference: Ellis Correspondence
Other information: Spencer Savage, Catlaogue of the manurscripts in the library of the Linnean Society of London part IV - Calendar of the Ellis manuscripts (London, 1948)
Comments: Access by appointment

Alphabetical catalogue of Hogarth's prints in the collection of W. Greenwood (ms notebook), 1817
Held at: London Library
Document reference: Safe, mss
Comments: Proof of identity and letter of introduction required; Item to be consulted under supervision

Correspondence from Hogarth to Society of Lincoln's Inn and receipt for 200 [1 letter & receipt], 1748
Held at: London Library
Document reference: Autograph letters vol.1, p21 (Safe, Archive)
Comments: Proof of identity and letter of introduction required for access

Manuscript notebook relating to Hogarth's prints, with record of sales, includes catalogue entries,
Held at: London Library
Document reference: Safe, mss.
Comments: Proof of identity and letter of introduction required for access

Admission ticket to auction sale of pictures by Hogarth, 1744/5
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Document reference: ACC/1302/090

Receipt signed by Hogarth for the 'Strolling Actors',
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Document reference: ACC/1302/091

Music book of,
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: MSS 21763

Correspondence with Reginald Heber, Bishop of Calcutta,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.209
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Papers of Samuel Ireland concerning Hogarth, 1773
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.misc.c.408
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Will dated 16 August 1764, proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 9 November 1764, 1764
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: PROB 1/66


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55