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William Hogarth from the original picture in the collection of John & Josiah Boydell

Title
William Hogarth [graphic] : from the original picture in the collection of John & Josiah Boydell / painted by W. Hogarth ; engraved by Benj. Smith.
Publication
[London] : Published June 4, 1795 by J. & J. Boydell, No. 90, Cheapside, & at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall, [4 June 1795]
Physical Description
1 print : stipple engraving ; plate mark 39.5 x 30 cm, on sheet 45.0 x 34 cm
Medium
wove paper.
Notes
Title from caption below image.
Copy of: Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 181.
Provenance
George Steevens bequeathed this collection to William Windham (1750-1810). At Windham's death, the collection was put up for sale on 20 July 1810 and was bought in by Mrs. Windham at 292 guineas; by descent through the Windham family; Sotheby's, 17 February 1919 to Dyson Perrins for £400; Sotheby's sale including Property of the Late C.W. Dyson Perrins, Esq., 11 June 1959, lot 100 purchased by Maggs Bros. for W.S. Lewis for £1300.
Summary
Self-portrait of William Hogarth in a fur cap, looking right; a bust in an oval canvas resting on volumes of Shakespeare's works; with his dog Trump on the right. In the lower right, an artist's palette engraved with the words: "The line of beauty and grace. WH 1745". Stack of books labeled: Shakspeare, Swift Works, Milton Paradise Lost.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 10, 2013
References
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 2, p. 538, no. 10
Genre/Form
Portrait prints.
Stipple engravings - England - London - 1795.
Annotations (Provenance) - 18th century.
Also listed under
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
John and Josiah Boydell (Firm), publisher.
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