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.
[London] [Wm. Hogarth] [1 April 1745]
1 print : etching and engraving on laid paper ; plate mark 384 x 465 mm, on sheet 474 x 611 mm.
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2744 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 162 Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 232
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.
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.
Ravenet, Simon François, 1706-1774 [Printmaker] Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 [Artist]
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