A Rake's Progress (plate 4 - Arrested for Debt)

William Hogarth, Artist;  William Hogarth, Engraver; 

This is one of the prints in our collection. It was made in England in 1735.
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Measurements
Image 356 x 408mm (sight)
Media
etching and engraving on paper
Description
From the series of 8: A Rake's Progress. Plate 4 - The Rake is arrested for debt on his way to court. Sarah Young, now a seamstress, happens to witness the incident and attempts to save her former lover by offering her purse to the bailiff.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. On long term loan from Collection of Colin and Marg Bleasdale.
Collection Type
Loans
Acquisition Date
21 Jun 2016

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L2016/3/4

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