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Prison Scene
  • William Hogarth
    1697–1764
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Prison Scene, circa 1735
  • A Rake's Progress
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 353 x 406 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 457 x 608 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 x 23 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Mrs. J. R. Carstairs in honor of Mrs. Henry Werner
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0005.07
Description

Prison interior with several women and the jailor. There is a pair of wings on top of a cabinet in the left background. There is a barred window in the upper right quadrant.