Definition of Hogarth, William in English:

Hogarth, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Ho|garth
Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊɡɑːθ
 
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( 1697–1764), English painter and engraver. Notable works include his series of engravings on ‘modern moral subjects’, such as A Rake’s Progress (1735), which satirized the vices of both high and low life in 18th-century England.

Derivatives

Hogarthian

adjective
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  • Sure enough, no sooner had I arrived at the Phoenix than I spied Hogarthian scenes through the stained glass windows.
  • The best examples of this Hogarthian characteristic are his mid-Nineties watercolours of National Trust properties, a commissioned series that includes Fountains Abbey lit up by fireworks.
  • By the early 1990s, now with an international following, Currie was turning out increasingly Hogarthian images, with more than a hint of Grosz.

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