William Hogarth

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  William Hogarth

Style: Classicism;Rococo

Place: London

Born: 1697

Death: 1764

Nationality: United Kingdom


William Hogarth (10 November 1697 - 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering western sequential art. His work ranged from realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called "modern moral subjects". Knowledge of his work is s...