Dating hogarth prints

30-Jul-2019 13:51

One better dressed soldier (perhaps an officer) roasts frogs on his sword and points to the flag behind him which contains the words, 'Vengeance et le Bon Bier et Bon Beuf de Angletere'.

During the 1730s Hogarth also developed into an original painter of life-sized portraits, and created the first of several history paintings in the grand manner.Training first as an engraver, William Hogarth became an independent illustrator as early as 1720.