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Marriage à la Mode (Plate VI)

Louis-Gerard Scotin after William Hogarth1745

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Marriage à la Mode (Plate VI)
  • Creator: Louis-Gerard Scotin after William Hogarth
  • Date Created: 1745
  • Subject Keywords: death, marriage, satire, social satire
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plates, lower left: “Invented Painted & Published by Wm. Hogarth” with name of engraver inscribed lower right
  • Set or Series Title: Marriage à la Mode
  • Print State: Second or third of three states
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1943
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and engraving on laid paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Dated June 1745. The DAC set was printed after a lock of hair was added to the woman’s forehead in Plate 2, so these are not early impressions.
  • Dimensions: 1764
  • Bibliography: Paulson 233
  • Associated People: After William Hogarth (British (English), 1697-1764)
  • Accession Number: 1943.D1.106.6

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