A Rake's Progress, Plate 2

1735
William Hogarth (English, 1697–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Paulson, 1965-70:128; 1989: 128.

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.1 x 60.3 cm (17 3/4 x 23 3/4 in.) Platemark: 35.4 x 40.6 cm (13 15/16 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1198

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Out on Loan

On display at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: Legion of Honor, February 10, 2018 – May 28, 2018

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

4th state

Inscription

51/8 prints/The Rake's Progress/8 pieces 27.50

Markings

Collector's stamp of Henry F. Sewall (Lugt 1309) on the reverse

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: May 27, 2016)

NOTES:
[1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund