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Guide to the Dr. Leon Kolb William Hogarth Engravings Collection, 1721-1837
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  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Dr. Leon Kolb William Hogarth Engravings Collection
    Dates: 1721-1837
    Identification: SC/LKH
    Creator: Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
    Physical Description: 1.39 Linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: William Hogarth was a famous English painter, printmaker, satirist and editorial cartoonist who lived during the early 18th century. The collection consists of a number of engravings by or in the style of Hogarth.

    Biographical Information:

    William Hogarth was an 18th century artist who was widely known for his painting, engravings, and satirical works commenting on morality and modern society.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Jessica Geiser, 2013

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

    Related Materials:

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Engravings by Hogarth and Apprentices, 1721-1764
    Series II: Engravings After Hogarth, 1732-1837
    Subseries A: Full-size Works, 1733-1837
    Subseries B: Miniatures, 1732-1747

    Scope and Contents

    The Dr. Leon Kolb William Hogarth Engravings Collection consists of a number of engravings by Hogarth or engraved by others after Hogarth paintings.The collection is divided into two series: Engravings by Hogarth and Apprentices (1721-1764), and Engravings After Hogarth (1732-1837).
    Series I, Engravings by Hogarth and Apprentices consists of works done by Hogarth himself, or works designed by Hogarth and engraved by his apprentice, Luke Sullivan.
    Series II, Engravings After Hogarth, consists of works engraved by other artists after plates and paintings originally done by Hogarth. The series is further divided into two subseries: Full-size Works (1733-1837) and Miniatures (1732-1747). The Full-size Works subseries consists of large and medium sized prints engraved after Hogarth's works, while the Miniatures subseries consists of a series of miniature versions of Hogarth's work done by Dent and Corbould.