HOGARTH, William Engraved by T. Cook
‘Here justice triumphs in his Elbow Chair.’
This print shows a pregnant woman pleading with a seated judge for the ‘rich old lecher’ at the centre of the print to provide security for her child. Twelve lines of text below the print explain the scene. The print was not published in Hogarth’s lifetime.
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Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Fine condition. Good wide margins Size: 36.5 x 30.5 cm. (14 x 12 inches)