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The idle 'prentice return'd from sea, and in a garret with a common prostitute

The idle 'prentice return'd from sea, and in a garret with a common prostitute
1747
plate 7 from the Industry and idleness series

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
26.4 × 34.7 cm (image and plate) 29.2 × 41.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 174 ii/ii; BM Satires 2954
Edition
2nd of 2 states
Printing/Publishing
published by John Boydell, London
Inscription
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 7
printed in ink u.l.-u.r.: The IDLE 'PRENTICE return'd from Sea, & in a Garret with a common Proſtitute.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Leviticus CHAP: XXVI. Ve: 36. / The Sound of a Shaken Leaf / shall Chace him.
Accession Number
1995.358.7
Departments
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

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