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Tom Rakewell's morning levee (his nightcap is still on his head). Engraving by T. Cook after W. Hogarth.

Hogarth, William, 1697-1764.
Date
1st June 1796

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Rakewell has become a man of the town and is surrounded by rapacious hangers-on

Lettering

Prosperity, (with Harlot's smiles, most pleasing, when she most beguiles,) How soon, sweet foe, can all thy train of false, gay, frantick, loud & vain, enter the unprovided mind...Designed by W. Hogarth. Engraved by T. Cook

Publication/Creation

London (Paternoster Row) : G.G & J. Robinson, 1st June 1796.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 31 x 38.8 cm

Publications note

R. Paulson, Hogarth's graphic works, 3 ed., London 1989, related to [133]

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39248i

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  • English

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