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Taste in High Life

18th century
388 x 460 mm (15.3 x 18.1 in.)

After William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)
Engraved by Samuel Phillips, British (English)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Stipple engraving on wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Saml. Phillips Sculp.”; dated May 1798
Bibliography: Paulson, Hogarth (1970), p. 25, note 5 discusses a print after the 1742 painting by an anonymous artist in 1746.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.11.1

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  • 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.]
  • social satire

  • plate Dimensions: 388 x 460 mm (15.3 x 18.1 in.)

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