GB/NNAF/P14186

Hogarth, William (1697-1764)

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities

Portrait and genre painter; engraver; apprenticed to a silver-plate engraver, Ellis Gamble; attended the private art school established by Sir James Thornhill; Married secretly Jane, daughter of Sir James Thornhill (23 March 1729); Serjeant-painter of His Majesty's works (1757); had houses in Chiswick and Leicester Fields, London, dying in the latter (25 October 1762);

Thesaurus

Archival Resources

Number noted: 27

Drafts of The Analysis of Beauty,

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add MS 27992; Eg MSS 3011-16
Access by appointment only

Fragments of autobiography, notes and correspondence,

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add MSS 23394, 27991, 27993, 27995
Access by appointment only

Engraving from a design by William Hogarth, 1710

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 27871 f. 13

Recepit by, 1745

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 39672 f. 87

Bill for engravings, 1750

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 21508 f. 36

Engraving, 1751

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 70951 f. 16

Letter to T Birch, 1753

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 4310 f. 122

Advertisement for a new edition of his "Analysis of beauty", 1754

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 4253 f. 152

List of subscribers to his prints, with letters to him, and notes by himself, 1754-1764

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 22394

Letter to Lord Charlemont, 1758

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 40015 f. 20

Epitaph on, at Chiswick, by D Garrick, 1764

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 39864 f. 212b

Anecdotes of William Hogarth by T Nichols and others, 1785-1819

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 27996

Description of his prints by - Rouquet and J Ireland, 18th C

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 27994

Dramatized version of his "Rake's progress", 18th C

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 25997

List of prints by, not in the folio (1835-1837) edition of his works, 19th C

Held at British Library, Manuscript Collections
Add 38808 A ff. 228-235

Draft of a letter giving his reasons for publishing 'The Bench', 04/09/58

Held at Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Papers listed

Register of birth, 1697

Held at Guildhall Library
GL Ms 6780 p. 17

Letter from him to John Ellis FRS praising the engraving of corallines Ellis sent him, 28/11/57

Held at Linnean Society of London
Ellis Correspondence
Spencer Savage, Catlaogue of the manurscripts in the library of the Linnean Society of London part IV - Calendar of the Ellis manuscripts (London, 1948)
Access by appointment

Manuscript notebook relating to Hogarth's prints, with record of sales, includes catalogue entries,

Held at London Library
Safe, mss.
Proof of identity and letter of introduction required for access

Correspondence from Hogarth to Society of Lincoln's Inn and receipt for £200 [1 letter & receipt], 1748

Held at London Library
Autograph letters vol.1, p21 (Safe, Archive)
Proof of identity and letter of introduction required for access

Alphabetical catalogue of Hogarth's prints in the collection of W. Greenwood (ms notebook), 1817

Held at London Library
Safe, mss
Proof of identity and letter of introduction required; Item to be consulted under supervision

Receipt signed by Hogarth for the 'Strolling Actors',

Held at London Metropolitan Archives
ACC/1302/091

Admission ticket to auction sale of pictures by Hogarth, 1744/5

Held at London Metropolitan Archives
ACC/1302/090

Music book of,

Held at National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
MSS 21763

Correspondence with Reginald Heber, Bishop of Calcutta,

Held at Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
MS.Eng.lett.c.209
Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Papers of Samuel Ireland concerning Hogarth, 1773

Held at Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
MS.Eng.misc.c.408
Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Will dated 16 August 1764, proved at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 9 November 1764, 1764

Held at The National Archives: Public Record Office
PROB 1/66

Date of creation: 11 July 02 14:42