William Hogarth and The First Georgians: Social Commentary On Show

Bernard Baron, based on an oil painting by William Hogarth, Marriage-à-la-mode, Plate II, The Tête à Tête, 1745.Image by Frances Spiegel with permission from The Queen's Gallery. All rights reserved.

William Hogarth, artist and printmaker, commented on the unseemly activities of a Georgian leisure class with spare cash and a passion for the high life.