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The Beggar’s Opera,

Etching and engraving on Richard de Bas handmade paper

Fourth of four states

Print impression quality: Poor

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

Dimensions (Sheet): 504 x 640 mm (19.8 x 25.2 in.)

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

Watermark: Richard de Bas

Edition: Restrike by Russell T. Limbach, November 1963

Accession number: 1978.22.1b

Russell T. Limbach Art Laboratory transfer, 1978

Bibliography: Russell 71.

Work Type: print

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