Creator

William Hogarth

Creation Date

1833

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

8.25 x 6.5, 18 x 14 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.29

Creator Biography

William Hogarth, British, born in London, England, 1697-1764.

Description

A judge in ceremonial robes and a powdered wig presides over the House of Commons in a grand chair as he consults a man to his left. A scribe sits at a desk in the foreground with rows of lawmakers shown behind him.

Provenance

In Sir Robert Walpole's Administration. Engraved by R. Page from the original picture by William Hogarth and Sir James Thornhil. The London Printing and Publishing Company

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Keywords

british print, engraving, william hogarth, 2015.29

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