American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Hogarth, William 1697-1764. British artist noted for his satirical narrative paintings and engravings, including A Rake's Progress (1735) and Marriage à la Mode (1745).
- n. English artist noted for a series of engravings that satirized the affectations of his time (1697-1764)
“The line which we call Hogarth's, but which in reality is as old as human life and its passions, was the key-note of it all.”
“Tversky, Amos, and Daniel Kahneman, (1986) "Rational Choice and the Framing of Decisions" in Hogarth, Robin”
“The pillar figures in Hogarth's print of "Rich's glory, or his triumphal entry into Covent Garden," published in 1732, and also in engravings of the "Covent Garden Morning Frolic," by Boitard, 1747, where it is represented as surrounded by the tiled roof of a market shed, and with the market women clustering about the steps.”
“At what precise date he did this is not stated, but by a letter to Hogarth from the French capital, printed by John Ireland, the original of which is in the British Museum, he was there, and had been there several months, in March 1753.”
“Psychology and Economics, in Hogarth, Robin M., and Melvin W. Reder (eds.), Rational Choice, Chicago and London: The”
“The beautiful so well explained in Hogarth's analysis of beauty, consists of curved lines and smooth surfaces, as expressed in the preceding note; any object larger than usual, as a very large temple or a very large mountain, gives us the idea of sublimity; with which is often confounded the terrific, and the melancholic: what is now termed picturesque includes objects, which are principally neither sublime nor beautiful, but which by their variety and intricacy joined with”
“Likewise, their Hogarth is the author of those history lesson classics, Gin Lane and Marriage à-la-Mode.”
“Gardens, which entitled Hogarth and his family to entrance during their lives.”
“He made them in the form of apes and asses, and may be called the Hogarth of Spain, so well did he hold up the people about him to ridicule.”
“Indeed this was suggested in the "Hogarth" column in the same July 1 edition of the Sunday Times, which said the fact that our National Chairperson asked the delegates to sing a freedom song that would communicate a mobilising song to the nation, through the public broadcaster, the SABC, calling for positive action to address our national challenges, "was unusual"!”
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