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The Charmers of the Age

Publisher:
Richard Livesay (British, 1753–1823 Southsea)
Artist:
After William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Sitter:
Barbara Campanini, "La Barbarina" (Italian, Parma 1721–1799 Lüben)
Sitter:
George Desnoyer (German, ca. 1700–1764)
Date:
March 1, 1782
Medium:
Etching; third state of four
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 11/16 x 10 1/2 in. (19.5 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.35(78)
Not on view
Inscription: in plate: "Publish'd March 1: 1782 by Rd Livesay at Mrs. Hogarth's Leicester Fields / A.B. The Charmers of the Age -- C.C. Pricke lines shewing the Rising Height"
copy of Paulson 1970.159 iii/iv and Paulson 1989.153; British Museum Satires 2569
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. 2569.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no.159 iii/iv (Livesay copy).

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, copy of cat. no. 153.



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