William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Illustrates Jonathan Swift (Irish, Dublin 1667–1745 Dublin)
Etching and engraving; first state of two
sheet: 8 1/4 x 12 5/16 in. (21 x 31.3 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Nahtanoi T finis / Hogarth sculp."
Inscription: caption continues: "by applying a Lilypucian fire Engine to his Posteriors for his Urinal Profanation of the Royal Palace at Milendo which was intended as a Frontispiece to his first Volume but Omitted"
Paulson 1970.108 i/ii; Paulson 1989.107 i/ii; British Museum Satires 1797; Dobson & Armstrong, p. 197 i/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. 1797.
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 197 i/iii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 108 i/ii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 107 i/ii.