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William Hogarth Esqr

Title
William Hogarth Esqr [graphic].
Publication
[London] : Printed for & sold by Bowles & Carver, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, [1749?]
Physical Description
1 print : engraving ; plate mark 173 x 107 mm, on sheet 260 x 184 mm
Medium
laid paper.
Notes
Title from engraved text above image.
Date based on similar print published by R. Sayer. See no. 3066 in the Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 3.
Verses engraved below image begin: "In solemn scenes great Kneller's pencil wrought, and kings and heroes fill'd his lab'ring thought. Hogarth more humble, yet as justly draws the lines of nature, and pursues her laws ..."
Summary
A portrait of Hogarth in profile, looking left, with a pencil in his right hand poised above an open book in his left hand. He wears a cocked hat on his head. Adapted from his self-portrait in "The Gate of Calais."
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 01, 2013
Genre/Form
Engravings - England - London - 1749.
Also listed under
Bowles & Carver, publisher.
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