Hogarth's House

Hogarth's House in Chiswick, built around 1700, was the country home of the great painter, engraver and satirist William Hogarth (1697-1764) from 1749 until his death.

Hogarth bought the house to act as his family's country refuge, a weekend and summer home, away from the noise of his other home in what is now Leicester Square.

The Hogarths extended the house and enjoyed the fruit trees and nut walk in the walled garden. Stepping through the gate you will see the ancient mulberry tree - the Hogarths are said to have made mulberry pies for the Foundling children who stayed with them.

Hogarth had a 'painting room' at the bottom of the garden where he was working until a few days before his death.

Venue details

Hogarth's House Hogarth Lane, Great West Road London W4 2QN 020 8994 6757 www.hounslow.info/arts/hogarthshouse/

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sun, 12 noon – 5pm

Closed Mon except Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed 25 – 26 Dec, 25 and 27 Mar