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Hogarth and Rowlandson Prints from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection

February 17 – May 19, 1946
Ground Floor, Central Gallery

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

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.

Hogarth, William
British, 1697 - 1764
Rowlandson, Thomas
British, 1756 - 1827