Hudibras and the lawyer [graphic] / W. Hogart [sic] delin. et sculp.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 4].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Philip Overton and John Cooper],
[1726]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 270. x 35.4 cm, on sheet 28.3 x 37.2 cm
Notes:
Title engraved below image.
State, publisher, and date from Paulson.
Caption on either side of title begins: To this brave man, the knight repairs, for counsel in his law-affairs; ...
Numbered "7" in upper right corner.
Abstract:
Hudibras with his hat in hand approaches a lawyer who sits in an elaborately carved chair on a rise. In front of the lawyer are his two clerks at a low table, at his side, shelves of books and papers. On the right in the foreground is a carved figure of Justice holding scales; the pedestal engraved with the date '1641'. In the background on the left two women stand in the doorway. In the left foreground are two dogs, one of whom watches the action attentively while the other lies with its head turned away.
Topics:
Clerks.
Dogs.
Justice.
Law offices.
Lawyers.
Puritans--England.
Women.
Topics:
Great Britain--History--Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660--Humor--Early works to 1800.
Topics:
Butler, Samuel,--1612-1680.--Hudibras--Illustrations.
Cooper, John, fl. 1726-1737, publisher.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Overton, Philip, -1751, publisher.
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
Sotheby, Frederick Edward,--1837-1909--Ownership.
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Book illustrations.
Engravings--England--London--1726.
Etchings--England--London--1726.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1726.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Sotheby
89+
Folio 75 H67 800 v.1 (Oversize)
Sotheby 89+ Box 205
Orbis Record:
9883589
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr26093b
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 1, no. 515
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 93
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 84
OID:
16193853
PID:
digcoll:4048402