DAC Collection Object Information
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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