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Tailpiece or The bathos
etching and engraving
26.2 × 32.4 cm (image) 31.7 × 33.7 cm (plate) 36.7 × 40.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 216 i/i; BM Satires 4106
only state
printed in ink u.c.: TAIL PIECE.
printed in ink l.l.: Design'd and Engrav'd by W.m (m in superscript above . ) Hogarth.
printed in ink l.r.: Publish'd according to Act of Parliam.t (t in superscript above . ) March 3.d (d in superscript above . ) 1764.
printed in ink l.c.: THE BATHOS, / or Manner of Sinking, in Sublime Paintings, / inscribed to the Dealers in Dark Pictures.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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Gallery location
Not on display