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Paul Before Felix Burlesqued

Artist:
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Date:
May 1, 1751
Medium:
Etching and engraving with some mezzotint tone; fourth state of five
Dimensions:
plate: 10 5/16 x 13 7/8 in. (26.2 x 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.5
Not on view
Signature: in plate, lower center: "Design'd & Etch'd in the rediculous manner of Rembrandt by Wm: Hogarth."

Inscription: in plate, lower right: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament May 1st. 1751."
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus 1891
Paulson 1970.191 iv/v; Paulson 1989.191 iv/v; British Museum Satires 3173; Dobson and Armstrong, p. 212 ii
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. 3173.

Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 212 ii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 199 iv/v.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 191 iv/v.



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