Hogarth & his Animals, Talk by Elizabeth Einberg

21nov6:00 pm8:00 pmHogarth & his Animals, Talk by Elizabeth EinbergHogarth's House Autumn Talks Series

Event Details

Talk starts at 7pm. House and museum open from 6pm for exclusive access.

Hogarth was not a specialist animal painter (like e.g. George Stubbs or John Wootton) but he could paint any animal he wanted with natural force. His relationship to the animals he put in his pictures, however, was different from anyone else’s. None of them are merely portraits, but are there to comment, either subtly or directly, on his subject matter and on the circumstances and views of his sitters.

Elizabeth Einberg was for 28 years Assistant Keeper of the Historic British Collection of the Tate Gallery (now Tate Britain), specialising in 18th century British painting and Hogarth in particular. After retiring in 1998, she compiled the first comprehensive catalogue of Hogarth’s paintings since 1949, which was published by Yale University and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in 2016.

This talk is part of our Autumn Talks Series. Please book through Eventbrite.

Each ticket is £10 per person, and we’re running a special multi-buy OFFER where you can book the 3 tickets for the price of 2 – that’s £20 per person!* Plus, if you get the multi-buy offer AND attend all the 3 talks, you get a FREE glass of wine to mark the end of the series on the third talk**.

The galleries will be open from 6pm and remain open to visitors until the talks begin. The bar will be open before and after the talk with beer, wine and soft drinks. Please keep drinks in the Learning Studio.

Hogarth’s House, located in Chiswick, is the former home of the 18th century artist and satirist William Hogarth. It is owned and managed by the London Borough of Hounslow.

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Prices exclude Eventbrite fees.

** You can swap your glass of wine to a soft drink.


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