William Hogarth Brass Plaque Photo

William Hogarth brass plaque - William Hogarth, 10 November 1697 - 26 October 1764, Satirical Artist and Illustrator.  Trained as an engraver, he depicted the unseemly behaviour of contemporaries in works like the 'Beggar's Opera' (1728) and the 'A Rake's Progress' (1732). Much of his work was pirated and he was instrumental in the passing of the Copyright Act of 1735 which was known at the time as 'Hogarth's Act'. He lived in 'Leicester Fields' from 1726 until his death.  He was buried in Chiswick Parish at St. Nicholas, Lon

William Hogarth Brass Plaque Map


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