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Hudibras and Sidophel

18th century
276 x 357 mm (10.9 x 14.1 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on wove paper
State: Second of three states
Print impression quality: Good
Series: Number 8 from set of twelve illustrations Hudibras
Edition: From the set of illustrations for the poem “Hudibras” by Samuel Butler
Marks: Inscribed, lower left: “Wm Hogarth Inven. et Sculp.”
Bibliography: Paulson 80.
Credit Line: Gift of Richard Ohmann (Professor of English), 1992
Accession Number: 1992.22.1

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  • caricatures - Use for representations, often portraits, that exaggerate certain features or characteristics to humorous or ludicrous effect. [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • illustration - The art or process of providing illustrations. [March 1993 lead-in term added. May 1991 scope note added.]
  • magic - Study and practice of ritual activities intended to control or influence human or natural events through the invocation of external and impersonal mystical forces beyond the ordinary human sphere; typical ritual activities include the manipulation of special objects and the recitation of spells. [October 1994 scope note added; related term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 276 x 357 mm (10.9 x 14.1 in.)

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