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A drunken party with men smoking, sleeping and falling to the floor. Engraving by W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
[1732/1733]
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Description

On the table is a tobacco label for "Freemans Best"

One man has two papers in his pocket: the "London Journall" and "The Craftsman"

The original is probably the painting now in the Paul Mellon Collection (Yale Center for British Art)

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [1732/1733]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 32.8 x 45.8 cm

Lettering

A midnight modern conversation Wm. Hogarth invt. pinxt & sculpt. Think not to find one meant resemblance there...

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, p.84 [128]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39145i

Lettering note

Lettering continues: we lash the vices but the persons spare Prints should be prizd as Authors should be read Who sharply smile prevailing folly dead So Rabilaes laught, & so Cervantes thought so nature dictated what art has taught

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  • English
  • Latin


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