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Men playing draughts in Button's Coffee-House, London, ca. 1720. Aquatint by S. Ireland after W. Hogarth.

  • Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
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Description

Four men gathered around a table, an old man in a cloak and a man with a document standing, the other two playing a game of draughts. The impression catalogued bears on its mount names for two of the sitters: Dr Garth (Sir Samuel Garth) as the man in a full wig on the left, and Alexander Pope as the man seated on the far side of the table

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[London]

Physical description

1 print : aquatint ; image 12.6 x 18.5 cm

References note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, London, 1989, no.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 544376i

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  • English


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