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John Wilkes, portrait. Full length portrait of John Wilkes, in direct contrast to a print of Simon Lord Lovat, first published in the year 1746. Hogarth depicts the sitter on a chair on a three quarter view and smilling at the viewer. Wilkes is carrying a 'Liberty' bell. From The Works of William Hogarth from the original plates restored by James Heath published in 1822.
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