November 10, 2016

 In MOA Artwork of the Week

Anonymous-Europe, Masquerades and Operas, Burlington Gate (After Hogarth), engraving, 4 15/16 x 6 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.

 

English artist William Hogarth was born on this day in 1697. Hogarth is known for his sharp political satires in his artwork and was an early pioneer of comic strips.

                                                                                       

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