William hogarth

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William hogarth

  1. 1. By Julia Gaskarova 752
  2. 2. ull Name: William Hogarth ate of Birth: 10 Nov 1697 ate of Death: 26 Oct 1764 ocus: Paintings rt Movement: Rococo
  3. 3. uring the 1720s Hogarth made series of engravings of scenes from popular theatre shows, demonstrating the earliest signs of the satirical work to come. rom 1731 onwards, Hogarth produced what was to become known as his 'modern morality' paintings. etween 1740 and 1745 Hogarth focused on portraits and received commissions from the rich and
  4. 4. Hogarth's work often focused on what was happening in 18th century London and the foibles, scandal and political events of the day. An Election Entertainment
  5. 5. Hogarth's use of color is usually confined to a warm palette featuring reds, yellows and ochre. The artist often used large amounts of brown and dark blues in order to create shadow and movement within the piece. The Shrimp Girl
  6. 6. Frequently creating busy canvases, Hogarth used a range of different characters to display a narrative within the painting. Beer Street and Gin Lane
  7. 7. Hogarth's technique could be described as the embodiment of the Rococo style. In his portraits and historical paintings he uses lose, flowing strokes. Portrait of Mary Edwards
  8. 8. 1745 Oil on canvas, 90 x 70 cm Tate Gallery, London

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