Artist William Hogarth, English, 1697-1764
Title
  • Prison Scene
  • A Rake's Progress (series title)
Date 1735
Medium engraving and etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 14 × 16 inches (35.6 × 40.6 cm)
Sheet: 18 5/8 × 23 1/8 inches (47.3 × 58.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 72.232
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, lower right: Invented &c. by Wm. Hogarth & Publish'd | According to Act of Parliament June ye. 25. 1735.
Lower left: Plate 7
Bottom margin: [five verses, four lines per verse except the last which contains only two lines)]
1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)