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Columbus breaking the egg

1753
William Hogarth (English, 1697–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Paulson, 1965-70: 194; 1989: 194; Only

Dimensions

Platemark: 16.4 x 19.3 cm (6 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.) Sheet: 20.5 x 27.2 cm (8 1/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P12076

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Only state according to Ireland; from Analysis of Beauty

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund