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The Enraged Musician: 1741

William Hogarth

The Enraged Musician: 1741
3 0 c m
actual image size: 25cm x 22cm

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Companion piece to the distressed poet showing St Martins Lane with Old St Martin in the Fields in background. A musician is rehearsing with the window open, when a number of street sellers are gathered outside, playing various musical instruments, they are all very noisy. The musician is at the window with his hands on his ears showing an expression of shock and astonishment. From The Works of William Hogarth from the original plates restored by James Heath published in 1822.

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1741 AD - 1741 AD
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