The first in our series of paired talks, hear from Hogarth expert Elizabeth Einberg and historian John Styles
Learn about Hogarth’s use of the five senses in his work and ‘edge city’, Tottenham Court Road, the eighteenth-century entertainment zone.
14.00 | Free with Museum admission
The first in our series of paired talks, a format designed to reflect the duality at the heart of Hogarth’s masterpiece, The March of the Guards. Hear from Elizabeth Einberg, Hogarth expert, about the artist and his use of the five senses in his work. Historian, John Styles, will talk about the painting’s setting on Tottenham Court Road as part of ‘edge city’, the entertainment zone on the outside of London in which the Foundling Hospital was also situated.
Elizabeth Einberg is a renowned expert on Hogarth, author of catalog raisonee Hogarth’s Paintings, and a former curator of eighteenth century art at the Tate Gallery.
John Styles, historian, author and curator of Threads of Feeling, formerly Professor of History at University of Hertfordshire.