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The Bruiser

1763

Artist
Hogarth, William    more

Engravers (printmakers)
Hogarth, William

Engraving and etching

height: 37.4 cm (cut); width: 27.8 cm (cut)

Notes
state: seventh of eight

Inscription
Printed, lower margin, recto, THE BRUISER, C. CHURCHILL (once the Rev d!) In the Character of a Russian Hercules, Regaling // himself after having Kill'd the Monster Caricaturea that so sorely Gall'd his Virtuous friend of the Heaven born WILKES! // But he had a Club this Dragon to Drub, O'er he had ne'er don't I warrant ye - Dragon of Wantley // Designed and Engraved by Wm Hogarth Price 1s 6d n Publish'd according to act of Parliament August 1.1763. //

Acquisition
Witt Library; transfer; 1990
G.1990.WL.2004

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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