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The industrious 'prentice performing the duty of a Christian

The industrious 'prentice performing the duty of a Christian
plate 2 from the Industry and idleness series

etching and engraving
26.4 × 34.9 cm (image and plate) 27.6 × 35.9 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 169 ii/ii; BM Satires 2905
2nd of 2 states
printed in ink l.l.: Design'd & Engrav'd by W,,m (m in superscript above ,, ) Hogarth.
printed in ink l.r.: Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Sep,,br (br in superscript above ,, ) (th in superscript above . ) 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate 2
printed in ink u.c.: The INDUSTRIOUS 'PRENTICE performing the Duty of a Chriſtian.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Pſalm CXIX Ver: 97. / O! How I love thy Law it is my / meditation all the day.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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Gallery location
Not on display