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Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 4

Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 4

Item Information

Title:
Marriage à-la-mode, pl. 4
Title (alt.):
Marriage a-la-mode (Plate IV)
Description:
A grand bedroom with the countess holding a morning levée attended by her hairdresser while the lawyer, Silvertongue, arranges to meet her at a masquerade. Others in the room include a female friend and men who pay attention to a castrato singer accompanied by a flautist, a young black man who serves chocolate to the party, and a small black boy who points to the horns of a figure of Actaeon.
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 S. Ravenet.
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
Adultery
Singers
Musicians
Senesino, -1759?
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: 161
Notes (object):
The fourth plate of the Marriage A-la-Mode series. Plate based on "The Toilette," a painting by Hogarth.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000130
Barcode:
36666003801343