William Hogarth copper plate

copper plate

Copy of a self-portrait by William Hogarth; the artist is portrayed as if on an oval canvas resting on a pile of books; in the foreground, his dog Trump, his burin and palette.


  • Creator: Smith, Benjamin, -1833, engraver.
  • Title: William Hogarth [realia] : from the original picture in the collection of John & Josiah Boydell / painted by W. Hogarth ; engraved by Benj. Smith.
  • Manufacture: [London] : Published June 4, 1795, by J. & J. Boydell, No. 90 Cheapside; & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, [4 June 1795]

Catalog Record

Hogarth 795.06.04.02

Acquired July 2022

Anecdotes of painting in England

title page

  • Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
  • Title: Anecdotes of painting in England : with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original mss. / by Mr. Horace Walpole.
  • Manufacture: [Twickenham] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII-MDCCLXXI [1762-1771]

Catalog Record

33 10 Copy 23

Acquired January 2020