[A rake's progress]. Plate 3 [graphic] / invented, painted, engrav'd & publish'd by Wm. Hogarth June [the] 24, 1735, according to act of Parliment [sic].

Creator:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, printmaker, artist, publisher.
Edition:
[State 1].
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Wm. Hogarth],
[24 June 1735]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 356 x 407 mm, on sheet 383 x 433 mm
Notes:
Title, state, and imprint from Paulson.
Added title from first lines of verse engraved below image.
Caption in five columns below image.
"Plate 3."--Lower right.
Abstract:
"A room at the Rose Tavern, Drury Lane (after the painting at Sir John Soane's Museum); to left, Tom, surrounded by prostitutes and clearly drunk, sprawls on a chair with his foot on the table; one young woman embraces him and steals his watch, another spits a stream of gin across the table to the amusement of a young black woman standing in the background, another woman drinks from the punchbowl, another is removing her clothes in order to perform "postures"; to right., a harpist and a door through which enter a man holding a large dish and a candle, and a pregnant ballad singer holding a sheet lettered "Black Joke"; on the walls hang a map of the world to which a young woman holds a candle and framed prints of Roman emperors, all (except that of Nero) damaged."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
O vanity of youthfull blood, so by misuse to poison good! Woman form'd for social love, fairest gift of powers above ...
Topics:
Blacks.
Fighting.
Harps.
Interiors.
Intoxication.
Musicians.
Parables.
Prostitutes.
Robberies.
Street entertainers.
Taverns (Inns)
Vandalism.
Topics:
Sotheby, Frederick Edward,--1837-1909--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1735.
Etchings--England--London--1735.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1735.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
733.06.25.03.1+
Sotheby 10+ Box 200
Orbis Record:
9931616
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22208
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2188
Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 134
OID:
16030525
PID:
digcoll:2808271