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Creator:
Print made by William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
After William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:
Four Heads from the Raphael Cartoons at Hampton Court
Date:
1781
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 × 14 inches (21.6 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B2019.24.12
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:82097
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