Five Orders of Periwigs

Tags: Recent items.
Five Orders of Periwigs
Hover your mouse over to magnify

William Hogarth
Five Orders of Periwigs.
London, J. Boydell 1809
Copper engraving
Hogarth 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. Paulson 209