Anon after William Hogarth
The Flaming Politician Burning with news.
London, J Smith August 6th 1789
230 x 180 mm
Based on Hogarth’s design ‘The Politician.’ Here the seated Politician is reading a news sheet, unaware that the candle he is holding has started to burn his wig. The News sheet reads ; The Gazeteer and n… By letters from Paris we hear that the Flame of Liberty has broke out there with….