"Time smoking a picture"
"Time smoking a picture"
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"Time smoking a picture"
"Time smoking a picture"; the allegorical figure of Time is a satire concerning Hogarth's belief that art connoisseurs only valued paintings for their age.
London Metropolitan Archives
Hogarth Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Intended as a subscription ticket for an engraving of Hogarth's ill-fated painting Sigismunda. Represents first state of the plate, trimmed.
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