[A rake's progress]. Plate 6 [graphic] / invented, painted & engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth & publish'd June [the] 25, 1735, according to act of Parliament.
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
[London] : Sold at [the] Golden Head in Leichester Fields London, [25 June 1735]
1 print : etching with engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 356 x 407 mm, on sheet 378 x 431 mm.
Title, state, and imprint from Paulson. Added title from first lines of verses below image. "Plate 6."--Lower right corner. After the painting at Sir John Soane's Museum.
Interior of a gambling house in Covent Garden where Tom has fallen, raving, on one knee having lost his money at dice; behind him a chaotic group of gamblers, most of whom fail to notice that flames and smoke are pouring over the panelling and through the door (left); to right, a highwayman (a gun and mask in his pocket) sits beside the hearth ignoring a small boy who offers him a drink, on the wall is a handbill advertising "R. Tustian Card Maker" -- British Museum online catalogue. On the lower left, a man is entering a note of a loan to Lord Cogg for £500. A dog with a color "Covent Gar[den]" barks at Tom.
Gold, thou bright son of Phoebus, sourse of universal intercourse ...
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2223 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 137
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