• A Midnight Modern Conversation

    William Hogarth's popularity as what one magazine called a "comic painter" followed him long after his death. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

  • From "The works of William Hogarth"

    This reproduction of a Hogarth original engraving appeared in "The works of William Hogarth" accompanied by a Charles Lamb essay on the genius and character of the artist. Beinecke Library

  • A group of vultures waiting for the storm to “Blow Over” – “Let us Pray”

    This 1871 wood engraving was created by cartoonist Thomas Nast, whose satires of political corruption are thought to be influenced by William Hogarth. Library of Congress

  • Bambridge on trial for murder by a committee of the House of Commons

    This print depicts the House of Commons during an investigation of warden Thomas Bambridge, accused of brutal treatment of prisoners – one of whom is shown wearing a punishment device called “the collar.” Library of Congress