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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):
Holt Collection
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:
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Publisher:
Wm. Hogarth
Notes (acquisition):
Gift; Holt; 1979
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. Sixth state. The lines in the faces of the Earl and merchant have been slightly strengthened. The French portrait on the wall stands out more than ever, and the canopy generally darker
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000127
Barcode:
36666003801319