“Hudibras is sprawled on the ground with Trulla, a large country-woman, astride him fending off angry villagers, including a cobbler and a butcher, wielding clubs; to left, Ralpho is held by a man with a rope and another with a sword”– British Museun online catalogue.
Printmaker: Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Title: Hudibras vanquish’d by Trulla [graphic] / W. Hogarth invt. et sculp.
Edition: [State 4].
Publication: London : Printed and sold by Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, 
Hogarth 768.00.00.02 Box 112
Acquired June 2018
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