The Quarrel: A Harlot's Progress, Plate 2

 
Series
A Harlot's Progress
Artist
Creation date
Materials
etching and engraving
Mark Descriptions
"Wm. Hogarth invt. pinxt. et sculpt."
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. (image) 16 1/2 x 19 in. (sheet)
Credit line
Gift of William George Sullivan
Accession number
30.966
Collection
Not Currently On View

Having fallen into the clutches of Mother Needham, the country girl is now a kept woman (harlot), the mistress of a wealthy Londoner. She distracts him by kicking over a tray to mask the departure of her more handsome lover, who is being ushered out by a maidservant. The Old Testament subjects of the paintings on the wall foretell divine punishment.

William George Sullivan; given to the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1930.
Reproduction of these images, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA.

350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820
New York, NY 10118
Tel: 212-736-6666
Fax: 212-736-6767
e-mail: info@vagarights.com
site: http://www.vaga.org/