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"Industry and Idleness, Plate V"
This is an original 1883 photolithograph of "The Idle 'Prentice turn'd away, and sent to Sea", the fifth in a series of twelve paintings by William Hogarth (1697-1764) entitled "Industry and Idleness" that portrayed Tom Idle being sent to sea.
This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Small hole - top margin.
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: Nautical, Sailing Ship, Ocean, Maritime