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Characters and caricatures; the idealized heads of Saint John and Saint Paul are contrasted with grotesque heads, above them rises a cloud of faces showing different expressions. Etching by W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
1743

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Credit: Characters and caricatures; the idealized heads of Saint John and Saint Paul are contrasted with grotesque heads, above them rises a cloud of faces showing different expressions. Etching by W. Hogarth. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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3 Characters 4 caricaturas. Cartons Raphael Urbin pinx. Cavl. Chezze del. Annibal Charraci invt. Leonard da Vinci pinx. For a farther explanation of the difference betwixt character & caricatura see ye preface to Joh. Andrews. W. Hogarth fecit 1743

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1743.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; platemark 23.4 x 20.9 cm

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, p. 338 [156]

R. Paulson, Hogarth, his life, his art, and times, New Haven and London 1971, p. 472 [181]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39181i

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Attribution of the heads from inscription under the images

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