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"A Rake's Progress"
"A Rake's Progress"
25231
"A Rake's Progress"
Plate VII of "A Rake's Progress"; shows Tom Rakewell confined to Fleet Prison for debt, being harangued by his wife. On the table next to him is the manuscript for a play his has written to try to make some money and a rejection letter. To the left of the room Sarah young has fainted and a woman with smelling salts tries to revive her.
1735
London Metropolitan Archives
Hogarth Collection
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Hogarth, William (1697-1764)
Fourth and final state of plate. One of a set of eight plates, see Record Nos: 25228-25232 & 25243-25245.
engraving
paper
56cms
48cms
satire
p5435731
Exact
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