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The fellow 'prentices at their looms

The fellow 'prentices at their looms
plate 1 from the Industry and idleness series

etching and engraving
26.4 × 34.7 cm (image and plate) 28.7 × 43.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 168 ii/ii; BM Satires 2896
2nd of 2 states
published by John Boydell, London
printed in ink l.l.: Designed & Engrav'd by W..m (m in superscript above .. ) Hogarth.
printed in ink l.r.: Publiſh'd according to Act of Parliament 30 Sep. 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate I
printed in ink (in banner) u.c.: INDUSTRY and IDLENESS
printed in ink u.l.-u.r.: The Fellow 'Prentices at their Looms.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.l.: Proverbs Chap: 23, Ve: 21, / The Drunkard shall come to / Poverty, & drowsineſs shall / cloath a Man (th in superscript above .. ) rags.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.r.: Proverbs Ch: 10. Ver: 4. / The hand of the diligent / maketh rich.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Emeritus Professor P. W. Musgrave, Member, 1995
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