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Tom Inherits His Father's Money
  • William Hogarth
    1697–1764
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Tom Inherits His Father's Money, 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 593 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 16 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/16 x 23 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Mrs. J. R. Carstairs in honor of Mrs. Henry Werner
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0005.01
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Interior scene with young man being fitted by a tailor center, to his right a man sits at his desk counting money. Old woman with wood by the fireplace. Figure on a ladder replacing molding and money falling from hole in ceiling. To young man's left are two women, one angry and one crying.