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Hogarth's Women: Virtue and Vice in Eighteenth-Century England
November 18, 2008 - January 18, 2009
John A. and Helen P. Becker Gallery
"Gin Lane" by William Hogarth, English, 1697-1764, engraving
Drawing on a folio edition of prints by William Hogarth, this exhibition examines the moralizing dimensions of gender roles as they play out in the pictorial and literary spaces of the eighteenth century. Organized in conjunction with English 232: “Women and the Eighteenth-Century Novel.”