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Famous William Hogarth Paintings

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List of famous William Hogarth paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, William Hogarth has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular William Hogarth paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that William Hogarth created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned William Hogarth paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

Guernica and Mona Lisa are included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous William Hogarth paintings?" and "What are examples of William Hogarth paintings?"
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  • An Election Entertainment
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    An Election Entertainment was the first of a series of four oil paintings, titled The Humours of an Election, by English painter, engraver, and social critic William Hogarth (1697 - 1764). Completed in 1755, this painting, along with the other three that make up the complete series, is part of the collection of the Soane Museum in London....  more
    • Artist: William Hogarth
    • Subject: Election
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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  • Canvassing for Votes
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    Canvassing for Votes was the second of a series of four oil paintings, titled The Humours of an Election, by English painter, engraver, and social critic William Hogarth (1697 - 1764). Completed in 1755, this painting, along with the other three that make up the complete series, is part of the collection of the Soane Museum in London....  more
    • Artist: William Hogarth
    • Subject: Election
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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  • Chairing the Member
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    Chairing the Member was the final of a series of four oil paintings, titled The Humours of an Election, by English painter, engraver, and social critic William Hogarth (1697 - 1764). Completed in 1755, this painting, along with the other three that make up the complete series, is part of the collection of the Soane Museum in London....  more
    • Artist: William Hogarth
    • Subject: Election
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Four Times of the Day

    Four Times of the Day
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    Four Times of the Day is a series of four paintings by English artist William Hogarth. Completed in 1736, they were reproduced as a series of four engravings published in 1738. They are humorous depictions of life in the streets of London, the vagaries of fashion, and the interactions between the rich and poor. Unlike many of Hogarth's other series, such as A Harlot's Progress, A Rake's Progress, Industry and Idleness, and The Four Stages of Cruelty, it does not depict the story of an individual, but instead focuses on the society of the city. Hogarth intended the series to be humorous rather than instructional; the pictures do not offer a judgment on whether the rich or poor are more...  more
    • Artist: William Hogarth
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Painting
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