after William Hogarth (1697-1764)

[Antique print, game, engraving] Hahnengefechte (Hanengevecht, cockfight), published c. 1890.

Illustration of the Cock-Pit Royal in St. James, London.

View of a crowd of people gathered around a circular cock fighting ring. Two small birds face-off at the left. The shadow of a man holding a coin purse looms large over the ring. At the center of the crowd is a a man who appears to be blind with a pile of money in front of him. The man to the right of him is stealing one of the bills.

After a work by William Hogarth.

From an illustrated German vocabulary or Encyclopedia.

Wood engraving on paper with text in letterpress; total: 238 x 208 mm; despite some rubbing and light staining, in good condition.

Incl. BTW  60,50

Excl. BTW  50,00

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