After William Hogarth (1697-1764) - 18th Century Engraving, A Harlot's Progress
DescriptionA fine late 18th Century engraving from A Harlot's Progress, a series of six paintings and engravings by William Hogarth (1697-1764). This plate, the fifth, shows the Harlot, Mary Hackabout, dying from venereal disease in a chair, whilst her friend rummages about in a coffer to the right, in search of any valuable items she could pillage. On handmade laid paper. Inscribed 'At the Point of Death in a High Salivation with two Doctors in a violent dispute about her Case, her fall'n nos'd friend frightened, another pillaging her coffer'. Unsigned and inscribed.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and surface dirt. There are also some small closed tears to the upper and lower edges that have been repaired.
28.7 x 36.2cm (11.3" x 14.3")Sheet: 33.1 x 38.9cm (13" x 15.3")
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|Artist||After William Hogarth (1697-1764)|
|Dimensions||28.7 x 36.2cm|
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