Work Number: 595 • Date of Printing: 1833 • Medium: Engraving (B&W) • Subject Category: Social & Historical Settings • Signed: Unsigned • Period Created: Romantic (1800 - 1899) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 27 x 19.8 • Style: Original Vintage • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent, with minor foxing • Edition Type: Open Edition • Paper Type: Woven
1833 "The Laughing Audience - A Fac-Simile of Hogarth's own Engraving". Theater scene of grotesque laughing faces and prostitutes in the gallery.
Engraved by J.Moore from the original of William Hogarth / The London printing and publishing company. Engraved by J. Moore, January 01, 1833. Slight foxing around edges of paper, although in excellent condition.
From "The Works of William Hogarth in a series of Engravings with Descriptions and Comments on their Moral Tendency by the Rev. John Trusler", published by Jones and Co., 1833