Hogarth: Cruelty and Humor

The satirical scenes of the celebrated English artist William Hogarth (1697–1764) are iconic representations of eighteenth-century urban life at a time of great socio-economic disparity.

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May 24 through September 22, 2019

William Hogarth (1697–1764), Fourth Stage of Cruelty (Reward of Cruelty), 1750-51, red chalk; incised with stylus and squared for transfer in graphite; verso rubbed with red chalk for transfer. Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909. The Morgan Library & Museum, III, 32e.

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