The Industrious 'Prentice Alderman of London, The Idle One Brought Before Him and Impeached by his Accomplices (Industry and Idleness, plate 10)
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
September 30, 1747
Etching and engraving; second state of two
sheet: 10 3/16 x 13 11/16 in. (25.8 x 34.8 cm)
Gift of Sarah Lazarus, 1891
Not on view
Signature: signature and publication date trimmed away
Sarah Lazarus; Donor: Sarah Lazarus
Paulson 1970.177 ii/ii; Paulson 1989.177 ii/ii; British Museum Satires 2980; Dobson and Armstrong p. 108 pl. 10 ii
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. 2980.
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 108, pl. 10 ii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 177 ii/ii.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 177 ii/ii.