Credulity, Superstition, and Fanaticism

William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
March 15, 1762
Etching and engraving; second state of two
plate: 17 1/4 x 13 in. (43.8 x 33 cm)
sheet: 18 7/16 x 13 3/4 in. (46.8 x 35 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Design'd and Engrav'd by Wm Hogarth./ Publish'd as the Act directs March ye 15th 1762."
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Paulson 1970.210 ii/ii; Paulson 1989 210 iii/iii; British Museum Satires 1785; Dobson and Armstrong p. 216
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. 1785.

Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 216.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 210 ii/ii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 210 iii/iii.