The industrious 'prentice performing the duty of a Christian [graphic] / design'd & engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth.

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker.
Edition:
[State 1].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Wm. Hogarth],
publish'd according to act of Parliament Sepbr 30th 1747.
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with some engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 260 x 345 mm, on sheet 299 x 393 mm.
Notes:
Title engraved above image.
State and publisher from Paulson.
Second plate in the series of twelve: Industry and idleness.
"Plate 2"--Below image.
Caption in decoration in lower edge of frame: Psalm CXIX Ver. 97. O! How I love thy law it is my meditation all the day.
Abstract:
Francis Goodchild shares the hymn book of his master's daughter as they sing the psalm at a service in a large church (St. Martin's-in-the-Fields) filled with pews; to the left, an elderly woman, the pew-opener, sits on a pile of hassocks. The minister stands in the three-decker pulpit; the reader and clerk are at their desks. The chandelier is decorated with a crown; the organ is shown in the background. The right of the frame is decorated with a scourge, manacles, and a hangman's rope; on the left frame, are the mace of the City of London, the alderman's gold chain, and a sword of state.
Variant Titles:
Industrious apprentice performing the duty of a Christian
Industry and idleness. Plate 2
Industry and idleness. Plate 2.
Topics:
Chandeliers.
Churches.
Clergy.
Couples.
Courtship.
Parables.
Pews.
Pulpits.
Religious services.
Singing.
Women.
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
Kinnaird, Charles Kinnaird,--Baron,--1780-1826--Ownership.
Perrins, Charles William Dyson,--1864-1958--Ownership.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Church : Westminster, London, England)
Steevens, George,--1736-1800--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1747.
Parables.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Kinnaird
45K(b)
Folio 75 H67 800 v.2 (Oversize)
Kinnaird 45K(b) Box 100
Orbis Record:
9856323
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22408
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2905
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 169
OID:
16030733
PID:
digcoll:2807237