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Taste in High Life

Engraver:
Engraved by Samuel Phillips (British, active 1797–1808)
Artist:
After William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Date:
May 1, 1798
Medium:
Engraving and aquatint; second state
Dimensions:
Plate: 15 1/4 x 18 3/8 in. (38.7 x 46.7 cm) Sheet: 16 9/16 x 21 9/16 in. (42 x 54.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.80
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Wm. Hogarth pinxit"; "Saml Phillips sculpt."

Inscription: Below title in plate: "From the Original Picture in the Possession of John Birch, Esq."
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Dobson & Armstrong, p. 207 ii; not in Paulson
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 207 ii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, discussed p. 25, no catalgoue number.



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