The Distressed Poet
William Hogarth (English, 1697–1764)
Paulson, 1965-70: 145, First; 1989: 145
Sheet: 35.7 x 40.3 cm (14 1/16 x 15 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
First state according to J. Ireland; Duplicate of P12007.
Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 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.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund