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The Beggar’s Opera,

Etching and engraving on Rives paper

Fourth of four states

Print impression quality: Good; plate is worn

Dimensions (Plate): 450 x 582 mm (17.7 x 22.9 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 555 x 756 mm (21.9 x 29.8 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “Painted by Wm Hogarth”; lower right: “Engraved by Wm Blake”

Watermark: Rives BFK

Edition: Restrike by E. Sorini, 10 December 1963

Accession number: 1978.22.1a

Russell T. Limbach Art Laboratory transfer, 1978

Bibliography: Russell 71.

Work Type: print

Related Works: See DAC 1946.D1.4 for an early impression.

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