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Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 5

Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 5

Item Information

Title:
Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 5
Title (alt.):
Marriage a-la-mode (Plate V)
Description:
A bedroom in a brothel where the earl falls dying after being struck with a sword by Silvertongue whom he has surprised with the countess. The lawyer escapes through the window to left as watchmen enter to right; the floor is strewn with clothing including a hooped petticoat, masks, the countess's shoes and her stays.
Engraver:
Ravenet, Simon François, 1706-1774
Artist:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Publisher:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Name on Item:
Invented Painted & Published by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by R. F. Ravenet.
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
Homicides
Brothels
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:
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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: 162
Notes (object):
The fifth plate of the Marriage A-la-Mode series. Plate based on "The Bagnio," a painting by Hogarth. Fourth state. The shadow from the Countess' drapery now reaches nearly to the middle of her foot, and the shadow from the Earl's falling sword are now strengthened.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000030
Barcode:
36666003800246