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Hogarth, William (1697–1764), painter and engraver

David Bindman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13464
Hogarth, William (1697–1764), painter and engraver

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Hogarth, William (1697–1764), painter and engraver, was born in Bartholomew Close, Smithfield, London, on 10 November 1697 and baptized in St Bartholomew-the-Great on 28 November 1697, though his birth and baptism were entered in the nonconformist register. He was the eldest of the three children of a schoolmaster and author, ...

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