BetaThis search tool is in development. Find out more.
Pictures

Francis Goodchild, now Sheriff of London, and his wife, framed by a sword and mace, preside over a grand banquet. Sitting at a table in the foreground various dignitaries gorge themselves contrasting with the poor petitioners waiting at the door. Engraving by Thomas Cook after William Hogarth, 1796.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
1 February 1796

Available online

view Francis Goodchild, now Sheriff of London, and his wife, framed by a sword and mace, preside over a grand banquet. Sitting at a table in the foreground various dignitaries gorge themselves contrasting with the poor petitioners waiting at the door. Engraving by Thomas Cook after William Hogarth, 1796.
View

License

Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Credit: Francis Goodchild, now Sheriff of London, and his wife, framed by a sword and mace, preside over a grand banquet. Sitting at a table in the foreground various dignitaries gorge themselves contrasting with the poor petitioners waiting at the door. Engraving by Thomas Cook after William Hogarth, 1796. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


About this work

Description

Paulson writes: [R. Paulson: Hogarth's graphic works, London 1989, p. 134.] "The scene may be meant for the banqueting hall at the Guildhall, but the statue of [Sir William] Walworth, [Lord Mayor] was in the hall of the Fishmonger's Company". Over the seats of honour hangs a portrait of William III

Lettering

The industious 'prentice grown rich, & Sheriff of London. plate 8. designed by Wm. Hogarth. engraved by T. Cook. Proverbs ch: IV. ver: 7,8. With all thy getting get understanding exalt her and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee honour, when thou dost embrace her

Publication/Creation

[London] (Islington) : T. Cook ; [London] (Pater-noster Row) : G.G. & J. Robinson, 1 February 1796.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 19.9 x 28 cm.

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, London 1989, 3rd edition, related to 175

British Museum Catalogue of political and personal satires, London 1877, vol. 3, no. 2963

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38374i

Type/Technique

Language

  • English

Where to find it


Identifiers


We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.