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The Bench

The Bench

Accession №1994.017.00005
CategoryEtching print
Specific NameThe Bench
Artist/MakerWilliam Hogarth


"The Bench" by William Hogarth, 2nd state (first state printed in 1758). Engraving depicts a group of judges wearing wigs & robes. One is wearing spectacles. Subjects in this print have been identified, see notes.

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