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The First Stage of Cruelty: 22.K.3-36

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The First Stage of Cruelty
The Four Stages of Cruelty


Printmaker: Hogarth, William



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


1750 - 1751


State I/II

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 22.K.3-36
Primary reference Number: 129993
Paulson: 187
Stephens/George: 3147
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 13 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 13 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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