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Image ID:
lwlpr22231
Call Number:
725.02.00.09.3+
Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Title:
Hudibras encounters the Skimmington W. Hogarth inv. et sculp.
Related Title:
Hudibras and the Skimmington
Edition:
[3rd state].
Published:
[London] : [Philip Overton], [1725]
Description:
1 print : etching with engraving, on laid paper ; plate mark 27.3 x 51.4 cm., on sheet 28.4 x 52.5 cm.
Notes:
Title engraved below image. | Title from Paulson: Hudibras and the Skimmington. | State, publisher, and date from Paulson. | Caption on either side of title, begins: "This said, they both advanc'd, and rode A Dog-Trot through the bawling Crowd ..."
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 1, no. 510 | Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), 88 | Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), 79
Summary:
A riotous scene in a country village where a shrewish wife and hen-pecked husband are mocked by their neighbors, cuckold's horns and a petticoat are held aloft while "rough music" is played; Hudibras rides into the crowd to protest at what he d
Subjects:
  •  Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680. - Hudibras - Illustrations.
  • Puritans - England.
  • Cats.
  • Crowds.
  • Effigies.
  • Horns.
  • Horses.
  • Kettles.
  • Noise.
  • Riots.
  • Signs (Notices)
  • Spouses.
  • Great Britain - History - Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660 - Humor - Early works to 1800.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Satires (Visual works) - England - 1725.
  • Engravings - England - London - 1725.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1725.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
  • Overton, Philip, d. 1751, publisher.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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