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A Midnight Modern Conversation

18th century
345 x 470 mm (13.6 x 18.5 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Third of three states
Print impression quality: Fair
Edition: Dated March 1733
Marks: Signed in plate, lower center: “Wm.Hogarth Invt. Pinxt & Sculpt.”
Bibliography: Paulson 128 iii/iii.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.41.2

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  • night
  • 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: 345 x 470 mm (13.6 x 18.5 in.)

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