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The industrious 'prentice grown rich, and sheriff of London

The industrious 'prentice grown rich, and sheriff of London
plate 8 from the Industry and idleness series

etching and engraving
26.4 × 34.7 cm (image and plate) 27.5 × 36.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 175 ii/ii; BM Satires 2963
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 Parliam.t (t in superscript above . ) (br in superscript above . ) 30. 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate 8
printed in ink u.c.: The INDUSTRIOUS 'PRENTICE grown rich, & Sheriff of London.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Proverbs CH:IV. Ver: 7, 8. / With all thy getting get understanding. / Exalt her, & she shall promote thee: she / shall bring thee to honour, when / thou dost Embrace her.
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