T. Morell

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T. Morell
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James Basire after William Hogarth.
T. Morell S.T.P – S.S.A.
London, February 1762
215 x 150 mm
Trimmed within platemark.
Thomas Morell 1703 – 1804) was a classical scholar and friend of Hogarth’s , who assisted him the correcting of  The Analysis of Beauty. Hogarth shows him in the character of a Cynic Philosopher, with an organ behind him, which was his instrument. Morell also wrote libretti for Handel oratorios.

Paulson 239 III/III