Hudibras and the Lawyer

William Hogarth (English, 1697-1764)

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Hudibras engages a lawyer to plead his case that he had been wronged by Sidrophel and the widow. The lawyer takes him on as a client, but Hudibras’s false claims are quickly discredited.

Purchased with money from the John Herron Fund for the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1911.

Object Information

artist
William Hogarth (English, 1697-1764)
creation date
1725-1726
materials
etching and engraving
dimensions
9-1/2 x 13-1/2 in. (image)
10-5/8 x 13-15/16 in. (sheet)
series
Hudibras
accession number
11.8
credit line
John Herron Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
colors

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