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1883 Photolithograph William Hogarth Art Industry Idleness Fellow XACA2

1883 Photolithograph William Hogarth Art Industry Idleness Fellow XACA2

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"Industry and Idleness, Plate I"

This is an original 1883 photolithograph of "Fellow 'Prentices at their Looms", the first in a series of twelve paintings by William Hogarth (1697-1764) entitled "Industry and Idleness" that portrayed a pair of apprentice weavers named Francis Goodchild and Tom Idle working at a textile factory in England during the Georgian era.


This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Small hole - bottom margin.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph;
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.25 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of photolithographs from 1883 of paintings, illustrations, etchings, and engravings of Georgian era artist William Hogarth (1697-1764), including several of his moralistic and satirical series such as; "A Harlot's Progress", Industry and Idleness", "The Rake's Progress" and many others. To continue browsing this eccentric collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Hogarth, William. There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Labor, Industrial Revolution, Domestic Life

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