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Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 1

Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 1

Item Information

Title:
Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 1
Title (alt.):
Marriage a-la-mode (Plate I)
Description:
A grand interior where Earl Squander and a city merchant arrange the marriage of their son and daughter; the extravagantly dressed young man looks at his reflection in a glass while his future bride listens to the lawyer's soft words; through the window is a view of a palatial house under construction.
Engraver:
Scotin, Gérard Jean Baptiste, 1698-approximately 1755
Artist:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Publisher:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Name on Item:
Invented Painted & Published by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by G. Scotin
Date:
(c) April 1, 1745
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Engravings
Satires (Visual works)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
William Hogarth (1697-1764). Prints
Subjects:
Nobility
Contract negotiations
Marriages
Merchants
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764. Marriage à la mode
Extent:
1 print : etching and engraving ; plate mark 39 x 47 cm
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
Wm. Hogarth
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes (citation):
Paulson, Ronald. "Hogarth's Graphic Works." The Print Room, 1989, London.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Alternative title from item.
Paulson: 158
Notes (object):
The first plate of the Marriage A-la-Mode series. Plate based on the "Marriage Settlement," a painting by Hogarth. Fifth state. The engraved title added.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000026
Barcode:
36666003800196