Hogarth and Rowlandson Prints from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection

February 17 – May 19, 1946

West Building Ground Floor

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: Included in the exhibition were William Hogarth's best-known series, The Harlot's Progress,The Rake's Progress, and Marriage à la Mode. Also on view were parts of the almost complete collection of Thomas Rowlandson's caricatures, acquired by Lessing Rosenwald in July 1945 for the Gallery from an English private collection.

Image: William Hogarth, A Harlot's Progress: pl.1, 1732, etching and engraving, Rosenwald Collection, 1944.5.21

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