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Antique Print: Industry and Idleness

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Industry and Idleness
The Idle Prentice betrayed by his whore & taken in a Night Cellar with his accomplice
Plate Number 9
Artist: William Hogarth
Engraver: Thomas Cook
Edition: Cook
Medium: Engraving
Circa: 1796-1803
Size: 20" x 16 3/4"
Condition: - High Quality - Water stain bottom right margin  not extending into image - Image Excellent
Comment: The idle apprentice has turned to murder and theft.  His accomplice examines the watch, etc. taken from the man whose body is being dropped into a cellar.  In the back of the room a fight is going on, while other patrons of the tavern continue to smoke or sleep.  Meanwhile the constables are entering, directed to Tom Idle by his whore.

Coloration varies slightly from original print and background hue/s

Price: $325.00

Stock Number: WH-BP66-4
In Stock: 1


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