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.
- June 1st. 1800
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Hogarth took his own self-portrait (Gulielmus Hogarth) burnished out all but the dog, and engraved Charles Churchill (1731-1764) as a bear
Designed by W. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook
London (Paternoster Row) : G.G. & J. Robinson, June 1st. 1800.
1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 33.4 x 26 cm
R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, related to 
Wellcome Library no. 39260i
The original print by W. Hogarth was entitled "The Bruiser" (1763)
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