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John Wilkes

18th century
356 x 233 mm (14 x 9.2 in.)

William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on wove paper
State: First of two states
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Dated May 1763
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Wm. Hogarth”
Marks: Watermark: J. Whatman
Bibliography: Paulson 214 i/ii. Hogarth’s print followed Wilkes’s “North Briton” no. 45 (April 23, 1763), which attacked George III and resulted in Wilkes’s arrest.
Credit Line: Gift of Russell T. Limbach, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.37.1

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  • male portraits
  • political satire
  • politics
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 356 x 233 mm (14 x 9.2 in.)

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