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The Frontispiece and Its Explanation (Plate 1: Illustrations to Samuel Butler's Hudibras)

Artist:
After William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Publisher:
Henry Overton and J. Hoole (London)
Sitter:
Samuel Butler (British, baptized Strensham, Worcestershire 1613–1680 Covent Garden)
Date:
1725–30 (?)
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. (19.7 x 24.2 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 x 10 15/16 in. (20.7 x 27.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.540.50(1)
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "Printed and Sold by Hen: Overton and J. Hoole at the White Horse without Newgate London."
copy of Paulson 1970.73 and Paulson 1989.82, and British Museum Satires 504
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-, copy of cat. no. 504.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, copy of cat. no. 73.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, copy of cat. no. 82.



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