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

Columbus Breaking the Egg

Date:
1752
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 × 7 5/8 inches (20.6 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered below image: "Rec'd of | five shillings being the first Payment for a short Tract in Quarto | call'd the Analysis of Beauty; wherein Forms are consider'd in a new | light, to which will be added two explanatory Prints serious and | comical, Engrav'd on large Copper Plates fit to frame for Furniture."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art,Gift of Suzanne and William H. Speaker
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2019.24.40
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:82125
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