William Hogarth art links 


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William Hogarth: Self-portrait: The Painter and his Pug, 1745
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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William Hogarth

[British Painter and Printmaker, 1697-1764]

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Original works by William Hogarth available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Scene from John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1726-28
The Distressed Poet, 1733-35

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
A chalk drawing and 6 engravings online

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteWilliam Hogarth at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Night, 1738
Morning, 1738

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Before, 1730
After, 1730

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
John Herring

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSir John Soane's Museum, London

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
23 works online

Notable SiteWilliam Hogarth Archive at the University of Wales

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Portrait of Theodore Jacobson

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery at the University of New Hampshire, Durham
New to ye School of Hard Mishap, from the series "Rake's Progress", 1735

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
27 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
A Harlot's Progress, Plate 1, 1732

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Southwark Fair

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
13 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Falmouth Art Gallery, England
Beggar's Opera, Act III, 'When my hero in Court appears'

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Miss Mary Edwards

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Portrait of Daniel Lock, F.S.A.

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
3 works online

Leeds City Art Gallery, UK
21 etchings online

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge
Portrait of a Lady

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum of London, UK
Morning, 1738

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
6 works online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
David Garrick as Richard III

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
10 works online

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Norwich Museums, England

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Princeton University, New Jersey
Images from the Princeton Library cartoon collection

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art, Georgia
Portrait of a Gentleman in Blue Holding an Architectural Plan, ca.1740

Seattle Art Museum

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Many works online, although there is some kind of a bug that prevents you from scrolling through them all

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
(Click on the artwork title, not the thumbnail, to enlarge the image)

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

William Hogarth at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Mr. Garrick in the Character of Richard III

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Search results for "William Hogarth"

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
William James, 1744

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Mrs. William James, 1744

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Satan, Sin and Death (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteWilliam Hogarth at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWilliam Hogarth at The Artchive  

Notable SiteWilliam Hogarth in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

William Hogarth at CGFA  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteSelected Hogarth Prints

Notable SiteWilliam Hogarth Research Site
Links to a variety of text sources, but no images I can find

Graphic Witness: Visual Arts & Social Commentary

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Shakespeare Illustrated

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on William Hogarth  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Spartacus Educational Books

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on David Garrick as Richard III, 1745

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on The Shrimp Girl, ca.1745

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"The fun of filth", 2007 article by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Hogarth becomes a Tate victim", 2000 article by Brian Sewell

The London Evening Standard
"Hogarth the ham-fisted", 2007 article by Brian Sewell

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Hogarth and His Times

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The Analysis of Beauty

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Engravings of Hogarth

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William Hogarth

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Hogarth (Art and Ideas)


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