Tuesday, March 23, 2010

A Rake's Progress (2)

Tom has arrived in the big city and duly acquired a full set of hangers on — including music, fencing and dancing instructors, a jockey (complete with trophy), a landscape architect and an old soldier applying for the position of bodyguard. Hogarth has done the dancing and fencing masters in the much disdained 'French' style. (i.e. poncey.)

1 comment:

scott said...

Wish I could see what's on the sheet music...you just know it's meaningful (and likely satirical).

These are great, keep 'em coming!