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The Mystery of Masonry Brought to Light by the Gormagons

Artist:
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Publisher:
Robert Sayer (British, Sunderland 1725–1794 Bath)
Date:
[first published December 1724] later reissue
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 9/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24.3 x 34.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.35(114)
Not on view
Signature: in plate lower right: "Hogarth inv: et Sculp."

Inscription: in plate: London Printed for Rob-t Sayer, Map & Printseller, at No. 53 in Fleet Street"
Paulson 1970.43 iii/iii; Paulson 1989.55 iii/iii; British Museum Satires 2549; Dobson & Armstrong p. 205 ii or 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. 2549.

Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 205 ii or iii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 43 iii/iii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 55 iii/iii.



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