William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
John Wilkes (British, 1727–1797)
May 16, 1763
Etching and engraving; first state of two
sheet (trimmed within plate): 14 5/16 x 9 3/16 in. (36.4 x 23.4 cm)
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Drawn from the Life and Etch'd in Aquafortis by Will-m Hogarth. Price 1 Shilling. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament May ye 16. 1763"
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Paulson 1970.214 i/ii; Paulson 1989.214 i/ii; British Museum Satires 4050; Dobson and Armstrong p. 217 late
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 4050.
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 217 late.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 214 i/ii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 214 i/ii.