The Analysis of Beauty. Written with a View of Fixing Ideas of Taste.
Place of Publication: London, England
ESTC (RLIN): T002690; Paulson, Hogarth's Graphic Work, nos. 194 ii/ii, 195 iii/iii, 196 iii/iii
Overall: 26 x 21 x 4.2 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with three etchings
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(London: J. Reeves for the Author, 1753) Quarto; 91 leaves, plus three plates (two folding); contemporary[?] gilt-stamped mottled brown calf.
Frontispiece of men at a table analyzing eggs, and two folding plates of the “Analysis of Beauty”
London: J. Reeves for the Author, 1753
Earl of Pembroke (according to dealer, referring to inscription on front pastedown in red ink: "Pg. 4"); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1958.
Print Department Special Fund