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The Distressed Poet

1740
William Hogarth (English, 1697–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Paulson, 1965-70: 145, Second; 1989: 145

Dimensions

Platemark: 36.2 x 41.2 cm (14 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.) Sheet: 39 x 45.6 cm (15 3/8 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P12007

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Second state according to J. Ireland; duplicate of P12006.

Provenance

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

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