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The Industrious 'Prentice Lord Mayor of London

The Industrious 'Prentice Lord Mayor of London
plate 12 from the Industry and idleness series

etching and engraving
27.1 × 40.3 cm (image and plate) 28.1 × 41.9 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 179 iii/iii; BM Satires 2997
3rd of 3 states
printed in ink l.l.: Design'd & Engrav'd by W..m (m above .. ) Hogarth.
printed in ink l.r.: Publish'd according to Act of Parliamet Sep. 30. 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate 12.
printed in ink u.c.: The INDUSTRIOUS 'PRENTICE Lord-Mayor of London.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Proverbs CHAP: III. Ver: 16. / Length of days is in her right hand, and / in her left hand Riches and Honour.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display