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Frontispiece to Clubbe's Physiognomy, or The Weighing House

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Frontispiece to Clubbe's Physiognomy, or The Weighing House

Artist: William Hogarth (British, 1697-1764)

Date: 1763
Medium: Engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Image: 5 5/8 × 6 5/8in. (14.3 × 16.8cm)
Signed: In plate, engraved, bottom margin: "W. Hogarth, invt."
Inscribed: In plate, engraved: "A. absolute Gravity B. Conatus against absolute Gravity C. partial Gravity D. comparative Gravity E. horizontal, or good sense / F. Wit G. comparative Levity or Coxcomb H. partial Levity or pert Fool. I. absolute Levity or stark Fool."
Credit Line: Gift of Sheila and Henry Bamberger in Memory of Louis and Rebecca Lister
Object number: 2017.16.6
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