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Creator:
William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:
The Bruiser
Date:
1763
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 × 12 inches (40 × 30.5 cm), Plate: 15 × 11 1/8 inches (38.1 × 28.3 cm), and Image: 13 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches (33.3 × 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "DTYRMLCC"; lower right: "P 215 VII/VII"

Lettered inside image lower center: "The Bruiser, C. Churchill (once the Revd:!) in the Character of a Modern Hercules, Regaling | himself after having Kill'd the Monster Caricatura that so Sorely Gall'd his Virtuous friend, the Heaven born Wilkes | - But he had a Club this Dragon to Drub, Or he had ne'er don't I warrant ye: - "; lower left: "Design'd and Engraved by Wm. Hogarth Price 1s, 6d"; lower right: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament August 1. 1763."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Thomas S. Holman, New York, NY
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2013.33
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bear | dog (animal) | tankard
Access:
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Publications:
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Ann V. Gunn, The Fire of Fraction: Sources for Paul Sandby's Satires of 1762-63, Print Quarterly Volume XXXIV Number 4 , Print Quarterly, London, December 2017, p. 401, fig. 287, NE1 P765 (LC) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:67682
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