William Hogarth

A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

February 12 – August 15, 1971

West Building Main Floor

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

Overview: The exhibition included 28 paintings by William Hogarth (1697-1764): portraits, genre scenes, and the series of 12 illustrations for the poem Hudibras by Samuel Butler. This was the fourth in the series of exhibitions of works by British artists in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon (the first 3 were devoted to Joseph Mallord William Turner, John Constable, and Joseph Wright of Derby).

Attendance: 241,105

Catalog: William Hogarth: A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, by Ross Watson. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1971.

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