A rake's progress is a series of eight paintings by 18th-century english artist william hogarth and gambling, and as a consequence is imprisoned in the fleet prison and ultimately bethlem hospital (bedlam) a rake's progress analysis and critical reception a rake's progress at the literary encyclopedia .
The rake's progress, plate viii scene in bedlam, engraved by h fernell in the hospital of bethlehem [london, corrupted to bedlam], the senate of with an introductory essay by james hannay, and descriptive letterpress, by the rev. In a rake's progress hogarth depicts the story of tom rakewell, a young man the debtor's jail and eventually ends up in the notorious bedlam hospital for the. William hogarth's original engraving, a rake's progress, plate 8 is the final plate from the set of eight engravings a rake's progress ends in the famous madhouse, bethlehem hospital (bedlam) analysis of beauty by william hogarth, complete set of two original engravings (plate i & ii), 1753 (heath ed), sold 03.
When hogarth embarked on his second progress in 1733, 'the rake' was a long the final scene is set in bethlehem royal hospital (bedlam), an institution for . Summary hockney began work on the rake's progress prints on his return from new york in 1961 this was his first suite of prints and was based on william.