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Gaming House
  • William Hogarth
    1697–1764
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Gaming House, circa 1735
  • A Rake's Progress
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 354 x 408 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 459 x 598 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 16 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/16 x 23 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Mrs. J. R. Carstairs in honor of Mrs. Henry Werner
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0005.06
Description

Interior scene with men gambling. The man in the front center has lost his wig. There is a chair tipped over to the man's left. There is a black dog resting its front paws on the chair.