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The idle 'prentice executed at Tyburn

The idle 'prentice executed at Tyburn
plate 11 from the Industry and idleness series

etching and engraving
27.3 × 40.5 cm (image and plate) 30.4 × 43.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Paulson 178 iii/iii; BM Satires 2989
3rd of 3 states
published by John Boydell, London
printed in ink l.l.: Design'd & Engrave'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 11
printed in ink u.c.: The IDLE 'PRENTICE Executed at Tyburn.
printed in ink (in cartouche) l.c.: Proverbs CHAP: I. Verſ:s (s in superscript above : )27, 28. / When fear cometh as desolation, and their / destruction cometh as a Whirlwind; when / distreſs cometh upon them. Then they shall / call upon God, but he will not answer.
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