Decorative Arts

November 03 - 08, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 337
William Hogarth (1697-1764)
  • William Hogarth (1697-1764)
  • William Hogarth (1697-1764)

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William Hogarth (1697-1764), British

HUMOURS OF AN ELECTION: “AN ELECTION ENTERTAINMENT, PLATE I” AND “CANVASSING FOR VOTES, PLATE II”

Two engravings on paper; Plate I bearing the heading: “Painted and the Whole Engraved by Wm. Hogarth. To the Right Honourable Henry Fox, &c. &c. &c. This plate most humbly Inscrib’d By his most Obedient humble servant Wm. Hogarth. Published 24th Feb’ry 1755, as the Act directs.” Plate II bearing the heading: “Painted by W. Hogarth, Engrved by C. Grignien, To His Excellency Sir Charles Hanbury Williams, Embassador to the Court of Russia. This plate most humbly Inscrib’d By his most Obedient humble servant Will’m. Hogarth. Published 20th Feb’ry 1757 As The Act DIrects.”, each in rosewood frame
Sheet sight 17 x 21.5 in — 43.2 x 54.6 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $390
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