Five Orders of Periwigs

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Five Orders of Periwigs
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William Hogarth 

Five Orders of Periwigs.

London, Baldwin Craddock and Joy 1822

Copper engraving

305 x 225mm


Hogarth’s comparison of Palladio’s orders of architecture with fashionable wigs, satirizing both the absurd fashions of the day with the minute archaeological accuracy of ‘Athenian’ Stuart.