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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):
Holt Collection
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 (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: 162
Notes (object):
The fifth plate of the Marriage A-la-Mode series. Plate based on "The Bagnio," a painting by Hogarth. Third state. Silvertongue's leg, thigh and back are now shaded with intersecting lines instead of the stipple of the second state.
Language:
English
Identifier:
18_06_000131
Barcode:
36666003801350