Marriage à-la-Mode: 3. The Inspection (Visit with the Quack Doctor)

Published/Created:
1743-1745
Physical Description:
68.5 x 89 cm
Date Depicted:
1975
1700 AD - 1799 AD
Materials:
oil on canvas
Notes:
Comic views of English upper-middle-class life indoors.
Abstract:
At the beginning of the eighteenth century the peruke is fuller than ever. Shortly afterward it is pulled back into the tie wig. There are several variations. In one, hair is confined in a long pigtail or queue, and tied with ribbons at the top and bottom. In the solitaire, hair is confined in a black silk bag, and connecting ribbons are wrapped around the collar. In the toupet, hair is drawn straight back in a pompadour, and curls are arranged just over the ears. Generally all wigs are powdered. The tricorne is the basic hat form. It is edged with braid or lace and trimmed with a cockade. The turban and other night caps are used as long as the head is shaved.
Associated Names:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Painter]
Topics:
Costume -- England -- History -- (LC)
Painting -- Britain -- 18th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Early Georgian
Culture:
English
Accession Number:
4391-118
Genre:
costume (mode of fashion) (AAT)
paintings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Clothing & Accessories
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Creator:
Button, Jeanne and Sbarge, Stephen
Source Title:
History of Costume, In Slides, Notes and Commentaries: Volume 4
Source Created:
New York, NY
Theatre Arts Slide Presentations
1975
Call Number:
GT513 +B87 4 (LC)
Orbis Barcode:
39002051938463
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
London, England: Tate Gallery
OID:
10608674
PID:
digcoll:1822110