C1800

Industry and Oeconomy. The Fruits of Early Industry & Oeconemy.

Artist:

Henry Singleton (1766 - 1839)

The rarest issue of these stunning stipple engravings, coloured a la poupee (technique of colouring using a cloth to apply the colour directly to the plate). Each print has text either side of the title praising the virtues of hard … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Industry and Oeconomy. The Fruits of Early Industry & Oeconemy.

Date:

C1800

Artist:

Henry Singleton (1766 - 1839)

Engraver:

Louis Darcis 
(1766 – 
1787)

Condition:

Paper toned, light water stain at lower marging, otherwise in good condition and with good colour.

Technique:

Stipple engraving printed a la poupee.

Image Size: 

475mm 
x 590mm
AUTHENTICITY
Industry and Oeconomy. The Fruits of Early Industry & Oeconemy. - Antique Print from 1800

Genuine antique
dated:

1800

Description:

The rarest issue of these stunning stipple engravings, coloured a la poupee (technique of colouring using a cloth to apply the colour directly to the plate). Each print has text either side of the title praising the virtues of hard work and the reward for frugality in youth. The Morality subject that Hogarth had explored in his series, Industry and Idleness some fifty years earlier.

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