DAC Collection Object Information
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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