William Hogarth by Reuben Sheppard (active 1906). Cromwell Road façade of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The plinth on which the statue stands proclaims it to portray Sir Joshua Reynolds, but according to the The Times online edition of 13 May 2018, Robert Simon, an art historian, pointed out the error, which the the museum has acknowledged. [Click on images for larger pictures.]
Photographs and text by Robert Freidus. Formatting and perspective correction by George P. Landow. [You may use these images for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.
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Last modified 5 July 2018