1850 Antique Print from Engraving WILLIAM HOGARTH Hudibras & Trulla English Civil War

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William Hogarth HUDIBRAS and TRULLA

 

An original print from engraving c1850

Entitled

Hudibras - The Knight Submits To Trulla

Inscription below image with sub-title: But Trulla thrusts herself between, and striding oe'r his back agen . With production details: Engraved by F. F. Walker, From the Original by William Hogarth.

An illustration from Hudibras showing a scene where the great knight submits to a woman called Trulla.

It comes with a page of poetry (part of the tale of Hudibras). Hudibras is a satirical poem written by Samuel Butler re. Roundheads, Puritans, Presbyterians and many of the other factions involved in the English Civil War.

This is an original print from engraving as the date states, and not a later reproduction.

Printmaking Method: Steel Engraving.

Provenance: The Works of William Hogarth by Rev. John Trusler; Published by E. T. Brain &Co. 88 Fleet Street, London. circa 1850.

 

Suitable for framing. The print measures overall approximately 270 x 200 mm (or 10.5 x 8 inches) including good borders. It is blank on the reverse. There is some age yellowing and some spotting - please check the larger picture for condition.This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.

Info. The term "an original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking incuding engraving, etching, lithographs etc.

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