Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Beggar’s Opera, Act III,

Etching and engraving on wove paper

Fourth of four states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 452 x 582 mm (17.8 x 22.9 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “Wm. Blake”

Watermark: “1801” watermark

Edition: Printed 1801 or later; originally published in July 1790 by John and Josiah Boydell, London. The print was commissioned for Boydell's "Original Works of William Hogarth," 1790

Accession number: 1947.D1.4

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947

Bibliography: Essick, Blake, p. 252, LXI, iv/iv.

Work Type: print

Related Works: A version of the painting is in the Yale Center for British Art.

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