The industrious 'prentice Lord-Mayor of London [graphic] / engrav'd & design'd by Wm. Hogarth.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
[London] : [Wm. Hogarth], publish'd according to act of Parliament, Sep. 30, 1747.
1 print : etching with engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 40.4 x 27.3 cm, on sheet 63.2 x 45.5 cm
Title engraved above image. Series title "Industry and idleness", state, and publisher from Paulson. "Plate 12"--Below frame, centered. Caption in decoration in lower edge of frame: Proverbs Chap III. Ver: 16. Length of days is in her right hand and in her left hand riches and hounour.
The former industrious appretice Francis Goodchild is now Lord Mayor. The scene is Cheapside where we see the Lord-Mayor's carriage surrounded by a mob and with spectators in stands and at every window. The spectators in the stands include the Prince and Princess of Wales. Both sides of the frame are decorated with cornucopias.
Industrious apprentice Lord-Mayor of London Industry and idleness. Plate 12.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist. Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership. Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership. Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
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Kinnaird 50K(b) Hogarth 747.09.30.12.2++
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2997 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 179
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