Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Anglo-Irish writer born in Dublin. Swift was a prominent satirist, essayist and author. Notable works include Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal and A Tale of a Tub. He was also Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin
Check out the cheeky bewigged dog | Captain Lord George Graham (1715–1747), in His Cabin | William Hogarth Date painted: c.1745 Collection: National Maritime Museum "Cabin scenes are rare in oil painting and this is the most famous example in British art. This conversation piece was probably commissioned by the sitter, the youngest son of the first Duke of Montrose, to celebrate his action off Ostend in June 1745"