List of Artists → William Hogarth
Probably the most important English engraver a. etcher; worked also as painter. H. mainly picked out social themes as themes a. became one of the most successful artists of his time. In 1773 he wrote the standard work 'The Analysis of Beauty'. Mus.: London (British Mus., Nat. Gall., Tate), Florence (Uffici), San Francisco (Fine Arts Mus.), Los Angeles (Getty) a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Paulson 'The Art of H.' a. others.