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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:
Published London by John Boydell (British, Shropshire 1720–1804 London)
Date:
February 24, 1772
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 16 9/16 x 22 7/16 in. (42 x 57 cm) Small lower plate: 2 3/16 x 22 7/16 in. (5.6 x 57 cm) Sheet: 18 7/8 x 23 5/8 in. (47.9 x 60 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.35(209)
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "William Hogarth pinix / Ravenet and 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"
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, p. 64.



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