Definition of William Hogarth from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

William Hogarth

 
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
 
jump to other results
(1697-1764) an English painter and engraver (= person who cuts or carves designs in metal, stone, etc.), best known for his sets of paintings that tell a moral story, such as The Rake's Progress (1733-5) and Marriage à la Mode (1743-5). His house in Chiswick, London, is now a museum.