Hogarth's Aesthetics

Frontispiece to Perspective of Architecture
Title Frontispiece to Perspective of Architecture
Artist William Woollett (after William Hogarth)
Date 1760 (reprinted c. 1822)
Medium Engraving
Location The Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections, Northwestern University

Hogarth not only demonstrates the application of proper perspective here, but also includes an example of new, decorative architectural elements - the column in the foreground - which he calls for in his Analysis.

 

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