Hudibras in tribulation [graphic] / Wm. Hogarth inven. et sculp.
[London] [Philip Overton and John Cooper] 
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 26.8 x 35.3 cm, on sheet 28.5 x 36.8 cm
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 1, no. 509 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 87 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 78
Title engraved below image. State, publisher, and date from Paulson. Numbered "6."--Upper right corner. Lettered below image with verse beginning: "She vow'd she would go see the sight and visit the distressed knight: and 'twas not long before she found him, and his stout squire in the pound ..." Sotheby's, F.E. Sotheby Sale, lot 215 (Hogarth's works) to Maggs for W.S. Lewis; 21 Nov. 1955; Acquisition no.: 955-11-21-88. Purchased as a bound collection of 97 prints with Sotheby bookplate; disbound January 1984. Formerly owned by Frederick Edward Sotheby of Ecton, Northants, 1837-1909.
"Hudibras and Ralpho are in the stocks, the knight's boots, sword and pistols taking the place of the fiddle; a sympathetic widow, accompanied by her maid, addresses Hudibras while villagers gather round to mock, and a small boy urinates on Ralpho's foot"--British Museum online catalogue.
Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680 Children Peasants Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958 Purtians -- England Servants Sotheby, Frederick Edward, 1837-1909 Steevens, George, 1736-1800 Stocks (Punishment) Urination Widows
Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660 -- Humor -- Early works to 1800
Book illustrations Engravings -- England -- London -- 1726 Etchings -- England -- London -- 1726 Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1726
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