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Time Smoking a Picture

Artist:
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Date:
ca. 1761
Medium:
Etching and aquatint; third state of three (not recorded by Paulson)
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (23.5 x 18.4 cm) sheet: 9 7/8 x 8 3/16 in. (25.1 x 20.8 cm) (plate line trimmed away at bottom)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.888-3
Not on view
Inscription: in plate below image: "To Nature and your Self appeal, Nor learn of others what to feel-- Anon."
see Paulson 1970.207 iii/iii and Paulson 1989.208 iii/iii; British Museum Satires 3836; Dobson and Armstrong, p. 216 iii
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 3836.

Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 216 iii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, see cat. no. 207 iii/iii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, see cat. no. 208 iii/iii.



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