A Rake's Progress (plate 7 - The Prison Scene)

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 353 x 404mm (sight)
Media
etching and engraving on paper
Description
From the series of 8: A Rake's Progress. Plate 7 - Having gambled away his rich wife's fortune, Tom Rakewell is confined to the Fleet Prison for debt. Surrounded by proof of his failure in every walk of life, he sinks into despair.
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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L2016/3/7

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