For the Benefit of Joe Miller. Theatre Royal. Drury Lane. The Old Batchelor. William Hogarth, After. Engraved Formerly attributed to Joseph Sympson Jr, active British.

For the Benefit of Joe Miller. Theatre Royal. Drury Lane. The Old Batchelor.

London: Craddock and Barnard, 1837. Print: 14 x 18 cm. Plate: 19 x 16.5 cm. Paper: 25 x 22 cm. Oblong.

above, a man with a sword to either side and an inscription plaque with weapons below.


The plates were bought by the publisher Baldwin, Cradock and Joy at the Boydell sale in 1818. The Works of William Hogarth as published by Baldwin, Cradock and Joy in 1822 with the original plates restored by James Heath, engraver to His Majesty. The Heath edition was the last to print directly from Hogarth's original engraved plates. Item #51-2823

Price: $75.00