Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Reward of Cruelty,

Number 4 from the set of woodcuts, The Four Stages of Cruelty

Woodcut on laid paper

Only state

Print impression quality: Very good; with printer’s creases

Dimensions (Image): 453 x 376 mm (17.8 x 14.8 in.)

Edition: Dated January 1751. From a set of two woodcuts after plates 3 and 4 of Hogarth’s Four Stages of Cruelty.

Accession number: 1962.41.12

Purchase funds, 1962

Bibliography: Paulson p. 190 copy, only state; see R. Vogler, Reading Hogarth (Los Angeles, 1988), nos. 59 and 60, p. 14

Work Type: print

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