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        Columbus Breaking the Egg, 1752

        Hogarth, William (1697-1764). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1752. Proving that it is easy to do anything once you have been shown how; he broke the egg in order to make it stand Christopher Columbus (1450-1506) Italian explorer; l'oeuf de Christophe Colomb; a subscription ticket for Hogarth's 'Analysis of Beauty' series; Provenance: Private Collection.

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