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William Hogarth (British, 1697-1764) Lot of Two Engravings: The Idle Prentice at Play in the Church Yard, During Divine Service. Pl...

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$178$150

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

William Hogarth (British, 1697-1764)

Lot of Two Engravings: The Idle 'Prentice at Play in the Church Yard, During Divine Service. Plate III and The Cockpit
'Prentice signed "Design'd & Engrav'd by Wm. Hogarth" l.l. and inscribed
"Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Sepbr. 30, 1747" l.r. in the plate, plate size 10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. (25.7 x 35.7 cm); Cockpit signed "Design'd and Engrav'd by Willm. Hogarth" and inscribed "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Nov. 5th 1759" in the plate, plate size 11 11/16 x 14 11/16 in. (29.7 x 37.3 cm); both framed.
Condition: Both with toning and subtle rippling, 'Prentice with foxing, Cockpit with staining, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $300-350

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William Hogarth, Divine Service

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