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"Frontspiece and Tailpiece to Artist's Catalogue"
This is an original 1883 black and white photolithograph of paintings by William Hogarth (1697-1764) entitled "The Frontspiece and Tailpiece to the Artist's Catalogue". The upper image portrayed Britannia watering trees representative of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture. The lower image portrayed a monkey with a magnifying glass watering three dead Exoticks.
This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins.
Period Paper is proud to present a collection of photolithographs from 1883 of paintings, illustrations, etchings, and engravings of Georgian era artist William Hogarth (1697-1764), including several of his moralistic and satirical series such as; "A Harlot's Progress", Industry and Idleness", "The Rake's Progress" and many others. To continue browsing this eccentric collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Hogarth, William. There is no visible artist signature.
Keywords specific to this image: Fantasy, Animals, Political Cartoon