Shop Card for Mrs. Holt's Italian Warehouse

Title

Shop Card for Mrs. Holt's Italian Warehouse

Subject

trade/industry; allegory/personification; italian; advertising

Description

Copy of a trade card by Hogarth for Mrs Holt's Italian Warehouse used for advertisement; Mercury talking to Florence, who sits with items of trade: a jar of oil, fan, hat, violin etc., men loading other items onto a ship at right, Rome in background; Medici crest at top of frame, cities of Naples, Venice, Genoa and Leghorn represented in corners; illustration to volume I of Ireland's 'Graphic Illustrations of Hogarth' (1794).
Etching

Creator

William Hogarth, an English artist and cartoonist accomplished in portraiture, painting, etching, printing, and artistic satire

Source

http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/396784?=&imgNo=0&tabName=object-information

Publisher

Public Domain, metmuseum.org

Date

before 1772

Contributor

metmuseum.org
Kim McCarthy

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

[no text]

Format

sheet: 9 x 5 9/16 in. (22.8 x 14.2 cm)

Language

English

Type

Etching and engraving, print

Identifier

59.600.271

Coverage

Eighteenth Century

Files

Mrs. Holts Shop Card.jpg

Citation

William Hogarth, an English artist and cartoonist accomplished in portraiture, painting, etching, printing, and artistic satire, “Shop Card for Mrs. Holt's Italian Warehouse,” Food origins, accessed April 14, 2024, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/66.