Procession through the Hippodrome, Constantinople (Aubry de La Mottraye's "Travels throughout Europe, Asia and into Part of Africa...," London, 1724, vol. I, plate 15)

Etching and engraving | 24.9 x 34.1cm | 1723-24

After Jean Baptiste Vanmour

Hogarth made this print early in his career to illustrate a travel book by the French author Aubry de La Mottraye. The image of a marriage procession derives from "Recueil de cent estampes représentant differéntes nations du Levant..." (A Collection ...
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