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- Object: Taste in High Life
Copy of an expensively furnished interior with an elderly lady wearing an enormous hooped petticoat in conversation with an extravagantly dressed gentleman; to left, a fashionable young lady pats a black page boy under the chin; in the foreground, a monkey wearing a coat and three-cornered hat reads a menu beginning "Pour Dinner/Cox Combs ..."; on the far wall, are pictures including one, labelled "Insects", showing the dancer George Desnoyer, and another showing a statue of Venus with a hooped petticoat and stays; first state. 1746
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Height: 215 millimetres
Width: 280 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The print, after a painting commissioned by Mary Edwards, was made without Hogarth's permission.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1997 Jan-May, London, National Portrait Gallery, 'Ignatius Sancho'
1997 Oct-Nov, London, Greenwich Borough Mus, 'Ignatius Sancho'
2002 Jan-Mar, Newcastle, Hatton Gallery, Followers of Fashion
2002 Jun-Jul, Belfast, Ulster Museum, Followers of Fashion
2002 Aug-Sep, Nottingham, Djanogly Art Gallery, Followers of Fashion
2002/3 Dec-Feb, Brighton Museum & AG, Followers of Fashion
2003 Apr-Jun, Braintree District Museum, Followers of Fashion
2008 Jun-Sep, London, Wallace Collection, Boucher and Chardin
2008 Sep-Dec, Glasgow, Hunterian Museum & AG, Boucher and Chardin
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