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A drunken party with men smoking, sleeping and falling to the floor. Engraving by W. Hogarth, 1731, after himself.

  • Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Date
1731
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26453i
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Publication/Creation

1731

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 35 x 47.6 cm

Lettering

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

References note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, no. 128, pp. 84-85

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26453i

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