The interior of a salon with fashionable people in hoop skirts and corsets, and in which even the servant and the dog are dressed up; satire of contemporary fashion. Engraving by T. Phillibrown after W. Hogarth.

  • Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
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1 print : engraving ; image 11.8 x 14.5 cm


Taste in high life. From the original picture by Hogarth. Engraved by T. Phillibrown

References note

R. Paulson, Hogarth, his life, his art, and times, New Haven and London 1971, pp. 466-467 [180]


Wellcome Collection 39187i

Reproduction note

After a painting by Hogarth "Taste à la mode", the print was brought out against Hogarth's wishes with the lettering "Taste in high life" attached



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