William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
John & Josiah Boydell (British, 1786–1804)
May 29, 1790
Etching and engraving; fourth state of four
sheet: 10 1/8 x 12 5/16 in. (25.7 x 31.3 cm)
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Not on view
Signature: in plate, below image: "Designed & Engraved by W. Hogarth"
Inscription: in plate lower center: "Publish'd May 29: 1790, by J. & J. Boydell, Cheapside, & at the Shakespeare Gallery Pall Mall London"
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus 1891
Paulson 1970.212 iv/iv; Paulson 1989.212 iv/iv; British Museum Satires 3972; Dobson and Armstrong, p. 224 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. 3972.
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 224 ii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 212 iv/iv.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 212 iv/iv.