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The Pool of Bethesda (St. John, Chapter 5)

Artist:
After William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Engraver:
Simon Francis Ravenet, the elder (French, 1706 or 1721–1774)
Engraver:
Victor Marie Picot (French, Monthières 1744–1802 Amiens)
Publisher:
John & Josiah Boydell (London)
Date:
February 24,1772
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 16 5/8 x 22 5/16 in. (42.3 x 56.6 cm) Small lower plate: 2 5/16 x 22 5/16 in. (5.8 x 56.6 cm) Sheet: 20 1/16 x 23 1/2 in. (51 x 59.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.126
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Willm Hogarth pinxt. / Ravenet & Picot sculpserunt"

Inscription: in plate: "Engraved from the Original Picture Painted by William Hogarthh Esq. On the Staircase in St. Bartholomew's Hospital." Vol. II, no. 57"; "Pubd Feby 24th 1772 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside, London"
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Dobson and Armstrong p. 218
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 218.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, discussed p. 64.



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