prints after William Hogarth

Satan, Sin and Death, engraved by Thomas Rowlandson and John Ogbourne after T00790


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Prints after William Hogarth 1697–1764
Etching and engraving on paper
Image: 273 × 348 mm
Purchased 1972

Catalogue entry

T01680 Satan, Sin and Death 1792

Etching and engraving 273×348 (10 3/4×13 11/16) on paper 314×373 (12 3/8×14 11/16); cut to plate-mark
Writing-engraving ‘W. Hogarth pinx.| T. Rowlandson fe. Aq. For.|J. Ogbourne sculp.|SATAN, SIN AND DEATH.|From Milton's Paradise Lost, Book the 2d.|The original picture by Hogarth is in the Possession of Mrs. Garrick|This from a Painting in Chiaro-Scuro by R. Livesay.|London, Published June 1, 1792 by J. Thane Rupert Street Hay Market.’ Purchased (Gytha Trust) 1972

PROVENANCE ...; Christopher Drake Ltd, from whom bt by the Tate Gallery
LITERATURE D. Bindman, ‘Hogarth's “Satan, Sin and Death” and its Influence’, Burlington Magazine, CXII, 1970, pp.153–8, fig.33

The original painting for this is in the Tate Gallery (T00790). The whereabouts of Livesay's copy is not known. Livesay was Mrs Hogarth's lodger in Leicester Square 1777–85 and executed for her several facsimiles after Hogarth's drawings.

Published in:
Elizabeth Einberg and Judy Egerton, The Age of Hogarth: British Painters Born 1675-1709, Tate Gallery Collections, II, London 1988

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