Marriage á la mode. Plate IV [graphic] : engraved from the original picture / painted by William Hogarth ; engraved by Richard Earlom.

Creator:
Earlom, Richard, 1743-1822, printmaker.
Published/Created:
[London] :
Pub. Jany. 1, 1798, by J. & J. Boydell, N. 90, Cheapside & at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London,
[1 January 1798]
Physical Description:
1 print : mezzotint on laid paper ; plate mark 511 x 640 mm.
Notes:
Title etched below image.
After Hogarth's painting "The Toilette" in the National Gallery, London.
In lower left corner: Size of picture 3 ft. by 2 ft. 4 in.
No. 4 in a series of 6 images, known as "The toilette."
Series title engraved below image.
Sheet trimmed to plate mark.
CtY-LW
Copy of: Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 3, no. 2375.
Copy of: Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (3rd ed.), no. 161.
Copy of: Paulson, R. Hogarth's graphic works (1st ed.), no. 231.
Abstract:
"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 effeminate men who pay rapt 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 purchased at an auction with other objects, including a fake mermaid; playing cards and invitations lie on the floor."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Toilette
Marriage á la mode. Plate IV.
Topics:
Adultery.
Blacks--Great Britain.
Boudoirs.
Children.
Couples.
Hairdressing.
Interiors.
Marriage.
Musicians.
Paintings.
Seduction.
Servants.
Topics:
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764, artist.
John and Josiah Boydell (Firm), publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Mezzotints--England--London--1798.
Parables.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1798.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Hogarth
798.01.01.04++
Hogarth 798.01.01.04++ Box 310
Orbis Record:
11655044
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr29957
OID:
11046968
PID:
digcoll:552728