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T01803 Henry the Eighth and Anne Boleyn
Engraving 438×357 (17 5/8×14 1/16) on paper 619×467 (24 9/16×18 3/8); plate-mark 482×384 (18 5/8×15 1/8)
Writing-engraving ‘Design'd by Wm. Hogarth|King Henry the Eighth & Anna Bullen.’
Transferred from the reference collection 1973
LITERATURE Paulson 1970, I, p.137, no.116
This is an unreversed copy, not listed by Paulson, after Hogarth's print of c. 1728–9 of his decorative design for the Prince's Pavilion at Vauxhall Gardens. The character of the writing-engraving suggests that it is an early nineteenth-century copy.
Elizabeth Einberg and Judy Egerton, The Age of Hogarth: British Painters Born 1675-1709, Tate Gallery Collections, II, London 1988