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Print - Marriage-à-la-Mode
  • Marriage-à-la-Mode
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10
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Marriage-à-la-Mode

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1745 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (engraver)
    Baron, Bernard, born 1696 - died 1762 (engraver)
    Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2751

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A5

Physical description

The Breakfast Scene (also known as The Tête à Tête); Part of the six-part series 'Marriage-à-la-Mode'; Engraving print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1745 (made)

Artist/maker

Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (engraver)
Baron, Bernard, born 1696 - died 1762 (engraver)
Hogarth, William, born 1697 - died 10 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Object history note

The series of engravings 'Marriage-à-la-Mode' were modelled on the original oil paintings by Hogarth (c.1743), currently in the National Portrait Gallery. The engravings reverse the compositions.

Descriptive line

The Breakfast Scene (also known as The Tête à Tête); Part of the six-part series 'Marriage-à-la-Mode'; Modelled on the painting by William Hogarth; Engraving print on paper; Engraved by Bernard Baron; Finished by William Hogarth; English School; c.1745.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Production Note

It is understood that these plates were partly engraved by Hogarth.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Satire; Marriage; People

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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