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Columbus Breaking the Egg

William Hogarth (1697-1764, British)

Etching on laid paper

William Hogarth (1697-1764)  Columbus Breaking the Egg, 1752  Etching on laid paper

William Hogarth

Columbus Breaking the Egg

Description

Date: 1752
Medium: Etching on laid paper
Dimensions: Plate: 163 x 193 mm. 6 1/2 x 7 5/8 in. Sheet: 215 x 238 mm. 8 1/2 x 9 3/8 in.
Reference: Paulson 194, second state of two
Provenance: Andrew Edmunds, London; ca. 1990 to Herbert M. Schiller, M.D.
Impression: Very fine
Condition: Excellent, wide margins