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Image ID:
lwlpr22343
Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Title:
[A rake's progress]. invented, painted, engrav'd & published by Wm. Hogarth.
Edition:
[1st state].
Published:
[London] : [Wm. Hogarth], June [the] 25, 1735, according to act of Parliament.
Description:
1 print : etching with engraving, on laid paper ; plate mark 357 x 408 mm, on sheet 379 x 431 mm.
Notes:
Title and state from Paulson. | Caption in five columns, below image:"O Vanity of age, untoward, Ever spleeny, ever, froward![sic] Why those bolts, & massy chains, Squint suspicious jealous pains? ..."
Reference:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2158 | Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), 132
Summary:
"The Jacobean interior of the house of Tom Rakewell's late father (after the painting at Sir John Soane's Museum) with Tom being measured for a suit as he gives a handful of coins to the pregnant Sarah Young; behind him sits a lawyer compiling inven
Subjects:
  •  Avarice.
  • Cats.
  • Corruption.
  • Ethics.
  • Interiors.
  • Miserliness.
  • Mothers.
  • Parables.
  • Pregnant women.
  • Rake's progress.
  • Servants.
  • Tailors.
  • Young adults.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Engravings - England - London - 1735.
  • Etchings - England - London - 1735.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
  • Link to Orbis Record:
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