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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)WFD/PRINT/9
TitleThe Battle of the Pictures, William Hogarth
Extent1 outsize item
DescriptionEtching printed as a bidder's ticket for an auction of Hogarth paintings in 1745.

Include inscription 'The bearer herof is Entitled (if he thinks proper) to be a Bidder for MR. HOGARTH's PICTURES, which are to be sold on the Last day of this Month.'

Image: the building on the left contains the auction room, while the building on the right represents Hogarth's studio and contains a clock set to the time just before the auction was due to begin.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution