The Farmers Return

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The Farmers Return
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James Basire after William Hogarth
The Farmer’s Return
London March 1762
Etching
210 x 180 mm
£120
The original drawing by Hogarth is lost. This second state was used as a frontispiece to Garrick’s The Farmer’s Return from London
It was first performed at Drury Lane on March 20th. 1762, and was published shortly after with a dedication to Hogarth.