Artist William Hogarth, English, 1697-1764
  • Surrounded by Artists and Professors
  • 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 inches × 23 inches (47.3 × 58.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, John S. Newberry Fund
Accession Number 72.227
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, lower center: Invented &e by Wm. Hogarth & Pub- lish'd According to Act of Parliament June ye. 25. 1735.
Lower right: Plate. 2d.
Bottom margin: [four verses of text, four lines per verse (as described by Paulson)]
1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)