The Rake’s Progress

The Hogarth Etchings

Posted by Utah Opera in Online Learning, Productions, The Rake's Progress

The works of a seventeenth century visual artist are surprisingly of central importance to Igor Stravinsky twentieth century operatic masterpiece The Rake’s Progress. Painter, printmaker and cartoonist William Hogarth (1697-1764) was the leading artistic figure of British art in the mid-eighteenth century and a proponent…