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Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 2

Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 2

Item Information

Title:
Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 2
Title (alt.):
Marriage a-la-mode (Plate II)
Description:
A lavishly furnished interior where the newlyweds sprawl on chairs in front of a fireplace in the early hours of the morning; he has been out on the town, while she has been playing cards to the accompaniment of musicians. Their steward leaves the room in despair at getting them to pay bills.
Engraver:
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762
Artist:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Publisher:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Name on Item:
Invented Painted & Published by Wm. Hogarth. Engraved by B. Baron
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
Spouses
Servants
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.
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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: 159
Notes (object):
The second plate of the Marriage A-la-Mode series. Plate based on "The Tête à Tête," a painting by Hogarth. Fourth state. The shadows have been darkened, most noticeably on the cupid in the picture over the fireplace, on the young man, and on the steward and the book in his pocket.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000128
Barcode:
36666003801327