William Hogarth | The Wedding of Stephen Beckingham and Mary Cox | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
As the contemporary inscription (see fig. 1 above) states, the painting shows the wedding of Stephen Beckingham on June 9, 1729. The groom, a barrister at Lincoln's Inn in London, married Mary Cox, daughter of a lawyer and businessman
‘Portrait of George Osborne, later John Ranby Jnr’, William Hogarth, c.1748-50 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Portrait of George Osborne, later John Ranby Jnr’, William Hogarth, c.1748-50 Hannah and George Osborne, aged here about nine and six respectively, were the natural children of Dr John Ranby, physician to the royal household and a friend and neighbour of Hogarth in Chiswick. George was brought up as Ranby’s heir and changed his name to John Ranby by royal license in 1756. Although he was childless, Hogarth had a deep sympathy for children, especially those disadvantaged by…
‘James Quin, Actor’, William Hogarth, c.1739 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘James Quin, Actor’, William Hogarth, c.1739 James Quin was one of London’s leading actors, and a close friend of Hogarth. Quin loved company and was known for his wit and generosity. He was short and his gluttony for which he was also well known, made him increasingly fat. Quin also had a notoriously quick temper; it was rumoured that he had killed two of his fellow-actors in duels. Quin’s pose in this bust-length portrait is deliberately theatrical, with his head turned to…
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