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William Hogarth: Readable Images

Thierry Smolderen

in The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617031496
eISBN:
9781621039921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031496.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the work of the eighteenth-century English painter and engraver William Hogarth, who originated the conception of drawing as a form of writing. Hogarth's readable images ... More


“From the Burin of an American Artist”: Artistic Production in the 1830s And 1840s

Cynthia Lee Patterson

in Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737363
eISBN:
9781621031185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter argues that magazines served as a significant medium for the widespread distribution of American art. It adds that as periodicals used commissioned original artworks, magazines ... More


“A Mezzotint in Every Number”: Battling For Embellishers, Battling Over Art

Cynthia Lee Patterson

in Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737363
eISBN:
9781621031185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines competition between the magazines Godey’s Lady’s Book, Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine, Peterson’s Magazine, and Sartain’s Union Magazine, in securing engravers. Both ... More


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