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The harlot's progress: or, the humours of Drury-Lane. Being the life of the noted Moll Hackabout, in six hudibrastick cantos, with a curious print to each canto, engrav'd from the originals of Mr. Hogarth. The harlot's progress: or, the humours of Drury-Lane. In six cantos. Being the tale of the noted Moll Hackabout, in hudibrastick verse, containing her whole life ; which is a key to the six prints lately publish'd by Mr. Hogarth. The lure of Venus: or, a harlot's progress. An heroi-comical poem. In six cantos. By Mr. Joseph Gay. Founded upon Mr. Hogarth's six paintings; and illustrated with prints of them by: Breval, John, ? Published: () The harlot's progress or, the humours of Drury-Lane. In six cantos. A Harlot's Progress tells the story of the fall and speedy destruction of a girl who comes from the country to London to earn a livelihood. The work is primarily didactic; Hogarth's intention was to reveal through the girl's life the follies and miseries of vice with a view to providing his audiences with a negative example for their own conduct.
A Burlesque Poem (); The Harlot's Progress: or, The Humours of Drury-Lane (); Love in All Its Shapes: or, The Way of a Man with a Woman (); Pretty Doings in a Protestant Nation (); An Essay upon Improving and Adding, to the Strength of Great-Britain and Ireland, by Fornication (); A Genuine Epistle Written Some Time Since to. In this study, two of William Hogarth's graphic series, "A Harlot's Progress" and "A Rake's Progress," are examined in detail. In order to carry out this examination, Hogarth's original prints were closely studied, and an exhaustive study was made of the literature pertaining to these two series, as well as of the literature pertaining, to Eighteenth Century English art and life in Eighteenth. Reprint of 81 This is probably a description of Hogarth's pictures. The title is taken from the catalogue of Arthur Reader, book- seller, of London. The following entry, found in BM, no doubt refers to the sa ne work, although the title diflers somewhat: Rake's progress, The; or, The Humours of Drury Lane. June William Innell Clement publishes Hogarth's Harlot's Progress and Monkeyana, or the Gambler's Progress in columns with other drawings on a single page of his newspaper Bell's Life in London # August: Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville publishes Métamorphoses du Jour, an illustrated book which anthropomorphizes humans as animals.
His wife, Elizabeth Soane, acquired A Rake’s Progress, (pictured bottom) from a Christie’s auction in Two decades later, Soane himself bought The Humours of an Election, , (pictured top) which had previously been owned by the actor, David Garrick. The years in between these two major purchases were tumultuous. Reprint of 8". This is probably a description of Hogarth's pictures. The title is taken from the catalogue of Arthur Reader, book- seller, of London. The following entry, found in BM, no doubt refers to the sa i^e work, although the title differs somewhat: Rake's progress, The; or, Tiie Humours of Drury Lane. series "A Harlot's Progress" (), entitled THE HARLOT'S PROGRESS; or The Ridotto Al'Fresco," was first published 31 March for its Drury Lane debut as an afterpiece. Less familiar is the anonymous "Dramatised Version" of Hogarth's. Get this from a library! The harlot's progress: being the life of the noted Moll Hackabout, in six hudibrastick canto's, Containing I. Her coming to Town in the York Waggon ; and being betray'd by an old Bawd into the Arms of Colonel Chs ; with several comical Dialogues, &c. II. Her being kept by a Jew ; with her Intrigues in his House.