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The Bruiser

Hogarth, William (1697-1764, British)

Etching and engraving

William Hogarth, The Bruiser

William Hogarth

The Bruiser


Date: 1763
Medium: Etching and engraving
Dimensions: 370 x 268 mm. 14 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.
Reference: Paulson 215, third state of seven
Provenance: Andrew Edmunds, London; ca. 1985 to Herbert M. Schiller, M.D.
Impression: Fine
Condition: Fair, some light surface soiling, a scrape next to the front left paw of the dog, top left corner torn into subject, trimmed inside the platemark, but with narrow margins surrounding the image on three sides, cut slightly into the text on the sides at the bottom