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For Sale: “The Cockpit / Pit Ticket” – William Hogarth, original print, hand colouring, 1759

Mrs Molly Joyful is flogging off the crown jewels…

THE COCKPIT / PIT TICKET
by William Hogarth
Engraving with hand colouring in watercolour on cream wove paper, 1759. 320×385 mm; 12×15 1/4 inches, wide margins.

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Very good condition, minor wear and tear around the border (please click on the picture for hi-resolution version). I do not know if this is the 1822 Cradock & Joy reprint or an earlier 18th century one. The paper is 18th century, though.

Interested? Please contact joyful_molly at yahoo.co.uk for questions and price offers; offers start at  £ 280.00/EUR 350.00 (plus p+p, custom fees and possible banking/paypal fees). This is your chance to invite one of Britain’s greatest artist into your house. I hate to see him go, but alas…

26 November, 2014 at 9:18 pm Leave a comment


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