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William Hogarth, The Enraged Musician

The Enraged Musician, 1741

William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)

RA Collection: Art

Engraving by William Hogarth showing a professional violinist driven to distraction by the cacophony of street life outside his window. The print was the second (after The Distressed Poet, 17/3489) of a projected trio of prints. The third, on the subject of painting, was never realised.The engraving reverses Hogarth's oil sketch of c.1740 (Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford).

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The Enraged Musician
William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)
Object type

314 mm x 387 mm

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

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