Artist Leonard Charles Wyon (British, 1826–1891)
Object Place: London, Great Britain
Diameter and weight: 55 mm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of William Hogarth (1697-1764), commissioned by the Art Union of London.
Obverse: Bust of Hogarth looking to proper left; inscribed at proper right “HOGARTH” and under bust “L.WYON”.
Reverse: Man at center flanked by a man on each side presenting to him a paper; inscribed above “HE THROUGH THE EYE CORRECTS THE HEART”, below “HOGARTH DES. and “L.WYON SC.”, and in exergue “ART-UNION OF LONDON/1848”.
Obverse: Inscribed at proper right "HOGARTH" and under bust "L.WYON".
Reverse: Inscribed above "HE THROUGH THE EYE CORRECTS THE HEART", below "HOGARTH DES. and "L.WYON SC.", and in exergue "ART-UNION OF LONDON/1848".
1926, gift of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)
Gift of Henry G. Pickering