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Chairing the Members

18th century
433 x 555 mm (17 x 21.9 in.)

William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)
Engraved by William Hogarth, British (English), (1697–1764)
Engraved by François-Antoine Aveline, French, (1727–1780)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Third of three states
Print impression quality: Good
Series: Number 4 from set of four prints The Election
Edition: Dated January 1758
Bibliography: Paulson 201 iii/iii.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Richards, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.34.2.4

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  • political satire
  • politics
  • 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: 433 x 555 mm (17 x 21.9 in.)

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