DAC Collection Object Information
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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