The Idle 'Prentice Betrayed by his Whore and Taken into a Night Cellar with his Accomplice: Industry and Idleness, plate 9
William Hogarth (British, London 1697–1764 London)
September 30, 1747
Etching and engraving; second state of four
sheet: 10 1/4 x 13 5/8 in. (26.1 x 34.6 cm)
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Not on view
Signature: in plate lower left: "Design'd & Engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth"
Inscription: in plate lower center: "Plate 9"; at lower right: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliam-t Sep. 30. 1747."
Paulson 1970.176 ii/iv; 1970.1989.176 ii/iv; British Museum Satires 2971; Dobson & Armstrong, p. 208, pl. IX-i
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. 2971.
Austin Dobson, Sir Walter Armstrong William Hogarth. London and New York, 1902, p. 208, pl. IX-i.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. 2 vols., New Haven, 1970, cat. no. 176 ii/iv.
Ronald Paulson Hogarth's Graphic Works. Third edition. London, 1989, cat. no. 176 ii/iv.