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Ho·garth

 (hō′gärth′), William 1697-1764.
British artist noted for his satirical narrative paintings and engravings, including A Rake's Progress (1735) and Marriage à la Mode (1745).

Ho·garth′i·an adj.
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Hogarth

(ˈhəʊɡɑːθ)
n
(Biography) William. 1697–1764, English engraver and painter. He is noted particularly for his series of engravings satirizing the vices and affectations of his age, such as A Rake's Progress (1735) and Marriage à la Mode (1745)
Hoˈgarthian adj
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Ho•garth

(ˈhoʊ gɑrθ)

n.
William, 1697–1764, English painter and engraver.
Ho•garth′i•an, adj.
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