Four Heads from the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court
- Materials & Techniques:
- Etching and aquatint
- Sheet: 8 1/2 × 14 inches (21.6 × 35.6 cm), Plate: , Image:
Lettering, lower center: "Mr. Walpole in his Anecdotes of Painting &c. Vol. IV, p. 22, speaking of the Cartoons at Hampton | Court, observes that Sir James Thornhill having made copious studies of the heads, hands | and feet inteded to publish an exact account of the whole for the use of students: but this | work has never appeared. | As the present plate was found among others belonging to the late Mr. Hogarth, it | is not impossible that it might have been engraved by him for his father-in-law Sr. James's | intended publication. | Published as the Act directs May 14, 1781, by Mrs. Hogarth at the Golden Head, Leicester Fields."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art,Gift of Suzanne and William H. Speaker
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Print made by William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British, Four Heads from the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court, 1781
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