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The industrious 'prentice alderman of London, the idle one brought before him and impeach'd by his accomplice

The industrious 'prentice alderman of London, the idle one brought before him and impeach'd by his accomplice
1747
plate 10 from the Industry and idleness series

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
26.4 × 34.7 cm (image and plate) 29.6 × 39.4 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 177 ii/ii; BM Satires 2980
Edition
2nd of 2 states
Printing/Publishing
published by John Boydell, London
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: Design'd & Engraved by W..m (m in superscript above .. ) Hogarth.
printed in ink l.r.: Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Sep.br (br in superscript above . ) 30. 1747.
printed in ink l.c.: Plate 10.
printed in ink u.l.-u.r.: The INDUSTRIOUS 'PRENTICE Alderman of London, the Idle one brought before him & Impeach'd by his Accomplice.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.l.: Psalm IX. Ver: 16. / The Wicked is snar'd in the / work of his own hands.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.r.: Leviticus CH: XIX. Ver: 15. / Thou shall do no unrighteous- / -neſs in Judgment.
Accession Number
1995.358.10
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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