The Distressed Poet

1736
William Hogarth (English, 1697–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.7 x 40.3 cm (14 1/16 x 15 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P12006

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First state according to J. Ireland; Duplicate of P12007.

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