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Characters & caricaturas / W. Hogarth fecit.

Characters & caricaturas / W. Hogarth fecit.

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Print shows numerous faces drawn by English painter and cartoonist William Hogarth to illustrate what he considered the difference between "characters" (faces drawn from nature) and "caricaturas" (faces with exaggerated and grotesque features). He also includes copies of faces drawn by Raphael, Annibale Carracci, and Leonardo da Vinci. In the novel, Joseph Andrews, Henry Fielding makes the same distinction, citing the drawings of Hogarth to prove his point.

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01/01/1743
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Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, engraver
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