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Genuine, original William Hogarth engravings and etchings from Darvill's Rare Prints

The Farmer's Return and Battle of the Pictures
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"The Farmer's Return" and "Battle of the Pictures"

(Cook edition, 1796-1803)

Sheet size: approx. 23 3/4x 16 3/4 inches

Condition: Excellent, with soft crease running diagonally through upper margin, outside of image area and plate mark



Battle of the Pictures
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"The Farmer's Return"
(frontispiece to Garrick's comedy)

An original 18th-century print — likely from
"The Moral and Comic Works of the Late Celebrated William Hogarth"
published in 1797 by Laurie and Whittle, Fleet Street, London.
(OR, an earlier print published by Hogarth himself, inscribed "W. Hogarth delin. James Basire, Sculp.)

Sheet size: approx. 10 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide, woven paper

Condition: Very Good/Excellent; single fox mark upper margin, well outside of image area



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