A Pug's Progress

21 Aug 2014

Event times

Doors 18:30, Talk 19:30

Cost of entry

Tickets £10, £8 concession and Foundling Friends

The Foundling Museum

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • 59, 68, 91, 168, 188
  • Russell Square, King's Cross St Pancras
  • Euston, St Pancras International and King's Cross

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Antiques Roadshow ceramics expert, and former Director of the Foundling Museum, Lars Tharp follows the trail of Hogarth's pugs. An alter ego for the artist, Hogarth's dog appears throughout his work and beyond, most recently appearing in the Grayson Perry tapestries on display in Progress. Lars explores the significance of the plucky pug throughout Hogarth's works.

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