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Print - Cruelty in Perfection
  • Cruelty in Perfection
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10
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Cruelty in Perfection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1751 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Forster

  • Museum number:

    F.118:90

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB4A, shelf EE, box SHELF 24 IV BOX

Physical description

Etching and engraving on paper

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1751 (published)

Artist/maker

Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and engraving on paper

Dimensions

Height: 38.5 cm, Width: 31.5 cm

Descriptive line

William Hogarth, black and white print, taken from etched and engraved plate, 1751, England. from "The Four Stages of Cruelty".

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Baker, Malcolm, and Brenda Richardson (eds.), A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V&A Publications, 1999.

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Ink

Techniques

Etching; Engraving; Printing

Subjects depicted

Night; Lantern; Owl; Bat; Death; Figures; Church; Murder

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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