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The Battle of the Pictures

18th century
197 x 211 mm (7.8 x 8.3 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Good; unevenly inked in caption, upper edge
Edition: Dated February 1745. The print was used as a buyer’s ticket for Hogarth’s auction of nineteen paintings in February 1745.
Marks: Watermark: Partial, lower edge
Bibliography: Paulson 163.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.100

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  • allegory
  • art - Use with reference to the study or practice of the fine arts or the fine and decorative arts together. With reference to the visual and performing arts together, use "arts." For actual works or objects of the fine or decorative arts, use "works of art" or "art objects." [November 1994 related term added. March 1991 scope note changed.]
  • auctions - Public sales of property to the highest bidder, as by successive increased bids. W [May 1991 alternate term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 197 x 211 mm (7.8 x 8.3 in.)

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