1883 Photolithograph William Hogarth Rococo Art Battle Pictures Auction XACA2

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"Battle of Pictures"

This is an original 1883 photolithograph of a painting by William Hogarth (1697-1764) entitled "Battle of the Pictures" that was intended to present a commentary on the business of auction houses in Georgian era England.

CONDITION

This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph;
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 4 inches; 11 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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.

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