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Creator:
Print made by William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
After William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
Title:

A Midnight Modern Conversation

Date:
1733
Medium:
Etching with line engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 × 18 5/8 inches (34.3 × 47.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Think not to find one meant Resemblance there | We lash the Vices but the Persons space | Prints should be prized as authros should be read | A Midnight Modern Conversation | Wm. Hogarth, Inv't, Pinx't. & Sculp't. | Who sharply smile prevailing Folly dead | So Rabilacs Laught & so Cervantes Thought | So Nature dictated what art has Taught."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art,Gift of Suzanne and William H. Speaker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.24.17
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:82102
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