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The idle 'prentice betray'd by his whore, and taken in a night cellar with his accomplice

The idle 'prentice betray'd by his whore, and taken in a night cellar with his accomplice
1747
plate 9 from the Industry and idleness series

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
26.2 × 34.8 cm (image and plate) 29.5 × 40.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 176 iii/iv; BM Satires 2971
Edition
3rd of 4 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 Parliamt (t in superscript) Sep. 30. 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate 9
printed in ink u.l.-u.r.: The IDLE 'PRENTICE betray'd by his Whore, & taken in a Night Cellar with his Accomplice.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Proverbs CHAP: VI. Ve: 26. / The Adultereſs will hunt for / the precious life.
Accession Number
1995.358.9
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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