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The idle 'prentice turn'd away and sent to sea

The idle 'prentice turn'd away and sent to sea
plate 5 from the Industry and idleness series

etching and engraving
26.5 × 34.8 cm (image and plate) 30.1 × 40.6 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 172 iii/iii; BM Satires 2935
3rd of 3 states
published by John Boydell, London
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 .. ) Sep.. 30. 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate 5.
printed in ink u.l.-u.r.: The IDLE 'PRENTICE turn'd away, and ſent to Sea.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Proverbs CHAP: X. Ve: 1. / A Foolish Son is the heavineſs / of his Mother.
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