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The Reward of Cruelty

1751
18th century
453 x 376 mm (17.8 x 14.8 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Woodcut on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Very good; with printer’s creases
Series: Number 4 from set of woodcuts The Four Stages of Cruelty
Edition: Dated January 1751. From a set of two woodcuts after plates 3 and 4 of Hogarth’s Four Stages of Cruelty.
Bibliography: Paulson p. 190 copy, only state; see R. Vogler, Reading Hogarth (Los Angeles, 1988), nos. 59 and 60, p. 14.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.41.12

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