Post by cierlmeyrin on Sept 17, 2011 2:58:52 GMT -5
This is a wonderful Famous Painting attributed to the english listed artist William Hogarth based on his signature, style and background, depicting a metting in the woods. Children Paintings William Hogarth was born in 1697 in Smithfields, London, the son of Latin teacher Richard Hogarth. The elder Hogarth later opened a coffee house, but the venture was a disaster, Flower Paintings and he was jailed in Fleet Street prison when he was unable to pay his debts. William later apprenticed as a silverplate engraver to master engraver Ellis Gamble. When his apprenticeship period ended, Hogarth went into business for himself. Boats Paintings It was at this period of his life that Hogarth met a man who was to prove an inspiration for his future career, artist Sir James Thornhill. People Paintings Hogarth attended classes at Thornhill's free art academy in Covent Garden, became friends with the artist, and eventuially married his daughter, Jane.