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The Idle 'Prentice at Play in the Church Yard (Industry and Idleness, plate 3)

Artist:
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
Date:
September 30, 1747
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of two
Dimensions:
plate: 10 3/8 x 13 9/16 in. (26.4 x 34.4 cm) sheet: 10 9/16 x 13 7/8 in. (26.9 x 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.11
Not on view
Signature: in plate lower left: "Designed & Engrav'd by W-m Hogarth."

Inscription: in plate lower center: "Plate 3"; at lower right: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Sep-br. 30 1747."
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Paulson 1970.170 ii/ii; Paulson 1989.170 ii/ii; British Museum Satires 2914; Dobson and Armstrong p. 208 iii
Frederic George Stephens, M. Dorothy George Catalogue of political and personal satires preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. 11 vols., London, 1870-, cat. no. 2914.

Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 208 iii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 170 ii/ii.

Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 170 ii/ii.



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