Undoubtedly, the first great painter to hail from England, William Hogarth's work was a witty and brilliant satirical depiction of English society. This was a society with flaws and Hogarth was not afraid to condemn, as well as praise. With these characteristics combined, Hogarth was able to produce his greatest works, Modern Moral Subjects including The Rake's Progress and Marriage a-la-Mode which are still admired for their humor and vitality.
Titles in this series include:
This fascinating program includes: All new location footage including a visit to Hogarth's House in West London and St. Bartholomew's Hospital and other inspirational London locations. " Re-creations and reconstructions " Studies of the great works " Commentaries and analyses from leading authorities, art historians and scholars.
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