Marriage a-la-mode. Plate V [graphic] / engraved by R.F. Ravenet ; invented painted & published by Wm. Hogarth, according to act of Parliament April 1st, 1745.

Edition:
[State 4].
Published/Created:
[London]
[Wm. Hogarth]
[1 April 1745]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 384 x 465 mm, on sheet 474 x 611 mm.
Notes:
Title engraved below image.
State from Paulson.
After the painting "The Bagnio" in the National Gallery, London.
Sotheby's, F.E. Sotheby Sale, lot 215 (Hogarth's works) to Maggs for W.S. Lewis; 21 Nov. 1955; Acquisition no.: 955-11-21-20. Purchased as a bound collection of 97 prints with Sotheby bookplate; disbound January 1984.
Formerly owned by Frederick Edward Sotheby of Ecton, Northants, 1837-1909.
Abstract:
In a bedroom of The Bagnio, the mortally-wounded Earl leans on a table, the countess kneeling before him with clasped hands. Behind her on the right Silvertongue escapes through the window. On the left the watchmen stand in the doorway with startled expressions. The floor is strewn with clothing including a hooped petticoat, masks, the countess's shoes and her stays.
Variant Titles:
Marriage a-la-mode
Associated Names:
Ravenet, Simon Franc╠žois, 1706-1774 [Printmaker]
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
Topics:
Adultery
Allegorical prints
Biblical events
Brothels
Fighting
Homicides
Interiors
Judges
Masquerades
Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958
Sotheby, Frederick Edward, 1837-1909
Spouses
Steevens, George, 1736-1800
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1745
Etchings -- England -- London -- 1745
Satires (Visual works) -- England -- 1745
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Sotheby 20++ Box 300
Orbis Record:
9885902
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22244
Volume/Enumeration:
Digital version
OID:
16030561
PID:
digcoll:2808305