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A leering bear with soiled clerical bands, a pot of beer and a club is pictured behind a dog urinating on pamphlets. Engraving by T. Cook after W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
June 1st. 1800

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Description

Hogarth took his own self-portrait (Gulielmus Hogarth) burnished out all but the dog, and engraved Charles Churchill (1731-1764) as a bear

Lettering

Designed by W. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook

Publication/Creation

London (Paternoster Row) : G.G. & J. Robinson, June 1st. 1800.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 33.4 x 26 cm

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, related to [215]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39260i

Reproduction note

The original print by W. Hogarth was entitled "The Bruiser" (1763)

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  • English

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