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A Rake’s Progress, Plate 4: O Vanity of Youthfull Blood…

William Hogarth1735 (printed after 1761)

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: A Rake’s Progress, Plate 4: O Vanity of Youthfull Blood…
  • Creator: William Hogarth
  • Date Created: 1735 (printed after 1761)
  • Subject Keywords: satire, sequences, series (groups), sex role, sexuality, vices
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “Invented, Painted & engraved by Wm. Hogarth”
  • Set or Series Title: A Rake’s Progress
  • Print State: Third of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1943
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and engraving on laid paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Printed after 1761, probably posthumously by John Boydell; dated June 1735
  • Dimensions: 1764
  • Bibliography: Paulson 135 (1989 edition)
  • Associated People: Created by William Hogarth (British (English), 1697-1764)
  • Accession Number: 1943.D1.108.4

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