Artist William Hogarth, English, 1697-1764
  • Arrested for Debt as Going to Court
  • A Rake's Progress (series title)
Date 1735
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 14 × 16 inches (35.6 × 40.6 cm)
Sheet: 18 1/2 × 23 7/8 inches (47 × 60.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 72.229
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, center bottom edge: Invented Painted & Engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth & Publish'd June ye. 25. 1735. According to Act of Parliament.
Lower right corner: Plate. 4.
Bottom margin: [five verses, first contains four lines all others two lines (as described in Paulson)]
1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)