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Auction 118, Lot 915

"[Lot of 5 - Hogarth engravings]", Hogarth, William

Subject: Prints Miscellaneous

Period: 1840 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
5.8 x 4.6 inches
14.7 x 11.7 cm

Beautifully engraved group of prints after Hogarth, by T. Phillibrown. Hogarth's prints were moral tales that were skillfully told in his images. Plates 5 and 7 from The Rake's Progess: Marries an Old Maid and Prison Scene. Plates 4 and 10 from Industry and Idleness: The Industrious 'Prentice, a Favourite, and Entrusted by His Master, and The Industrious 'Prentice Alderman of London, the Idle One Impeach'd before Him by His Accomplice. The March to Finchley, a piece commenting on the British Army at the time. Images vary slightly, printed on 12.3 x 9.1" sheets.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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