Collection Artwork
William Hogarth (London, England, 1697 – 1764, London, England)
The Company of Undertakers
etching/engraving; second state
image size: 10 1/4 x 7 in.
paper size: 11 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.
image size: 8 5/8 x 7 in.
Bequest of Edwin de Turck Bechtel
England, Europe
Inscribed in pencil, lower right, on paper, directly under image: 181
Inscribed in pencil, upper left, paper verso: 282/27
Inscribed in pencil, center, verso: 7 ½ x 10 ¾
Stamped in black ink, lower left, verso: 14602
Inscribed in pencil, lower right, verso: Coll. A [encircled]
Inscribed in pencil, lower left, verso: a/
Stamped in black ink, lower center, verso: [collector’s stamp]
Inscribed in pencil, lower right, verso: Second State
Inscribed in pencil, lower edge, from left to right, verso: Dr. Ward called Spot Ward. Taylor the oculist ex from 10 [illegible mark]

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Nathan Bloom ’21
Inspired by the performance Honey Baby in the exhibition Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.