Prints after William HogarthBambridge on Trial for Murder by a Committee of the House of Commons, engraved by Thomas Cook 1803

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Artist
Prints after William Hogarth (1697‑1764)
Title
Bambridge on Trial for Murder by a Committee of the House of Commons, engraved by Thomas Cook
Date 1803
MediumEngraving on paper
Dimensionsimage: 396 x 526 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Transferred from the reference collection 1973
Reference
T01795
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T01795 Bambridge on Trial for Murder by a Committee of the House of Commons 1803

Engraving 396×526 (15 9/16×20 11/16) on paper 467×619 (18 3/8×24 3/8); plate-mark 444×559 (17 1/2×22)
Writing-engraving ‘BAMBRIDGE ON TRIAL FOR MURDER BY A COMMITTEE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS|Engraved by T Cook from an Original Painting by Wm. Hogarth in the possession of Mr. Ray. Published June 1st. 1803, by G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row, London.
Transferred from the reference collection 1973

PROVENANCE Unknown
LITERATURE Kerslake 1977, I, pp.330–8

The original of this engraving, which is also reproduced in Nichols & Steevens, III, 1817, facing p.90, as being in the collection of Robert Ray, is now lost, and may have been a copy after Hogarth. He painted several versions of the scene, but the only ones now known are an oil sketch in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and a finished painting in the National Portrait Gallery (no.926)… (read more)

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