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"Industry and Idleness, Plate VIII"
This is an original 1883 photolithograph of "The Industrious 'Prentice grown rich, and Sheriff of London", the eighth in a series of twelve paintings by William Hogarth (1697-1764) entitled "Industry and Idleness" that portrayed Francis Goodchild and the Sheriff of London attending a banquet. The painting is also satirizes gluttony and squander.
This 128+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light surface rub - bottom margin. 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: Food, Meal, Georgian Era