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A House of Cards

HOGARTH, William (1697 - 1764)

[image: A House of Cards]

Date: 1730

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 64.3 x 76.5 cm

Acquired: 1988; Gift; Accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax

Accession Number: NMW A 93

Born in London, where he trained as an engraver and a painter, Hogarth was a celebrated portraitist and the creator of modern, moral subjects. These interests combine in this pair of conversation pieces of an unidentified group of children, painted in about 1730.

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