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"First stage of cruelty"
25115
"First stage of cruelty"
"First stage of cruelty"; showsTom Nero torturing a dog with an arrow, whilst another young man attempts to prevent the torment, in vain, by offering Tom his tart. Behind, a man draws a figure hanging from a gibbet with the youth's name below, predicting his fortune.
1751
London Metropolitan Archives
Hogarth Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
anon.
Second and final state of plate. One of a set of four plates, see Record Nos: 25115-2518.
engraving
paper
55cms
street scene/satire
p5448840