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Title

Cruelty in perfection

1750
printed circa 1805


Artists

John Bell

England

1721 - 1780

after William Hogarth

England

10 Nov 1697 - 1764


Details


Dates

1750
printed circa 1805


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut


Dimensions

45.3 x 37.8 cm blockmark; 56.5 x 47.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Tony Gilbert Bequest Fund 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

387.2012


Artist information

John Bell

Works in the collection

2

Artist information

after William Hogarth

Works in the collection

12


Provenance


Andrew Edmunds Prints & Drawings, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Andrew Edmunds Prints & Drawings 2012. Purchased at London auction by Andrew Edmunds 2012


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Ronald Paulson, Hogarth’s graphic works, London, 1989, pp 148–51 , no 189/1, illus p 375.

Ronald Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, New Haven, 1965, vol 1, pp 213–14, no 189; vol 2, plate 278.

Peter Raissis, Prints & drawings Europe 1500-1900, Sydney, 2014, p 84, illus p 85.