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William Hogarth, The Company of Undertakers

The Company of Undertakers

William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)

RA Collection: Art

Satire on quack physicians, including caricature likenesses of the noted bone-setter Sarah Mapp, the quack oculist John Taylor (1703-72), and the medicine maker Dr Joshua Ward (1685-1761). All three were frequently referred to in the papers and in popular songs in 1736, the year the print was made.

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The Company of Undertakers
William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)
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William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)
Object type

218 mm x 178 mm

Royal Academy of Arts
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Hogarth's prints. Vol. I. - [s.l.]: [n.d.]

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