Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Marriage à la Mode (Plate II),

Number 2 from the set of six engravings, Marriage à la Mode

Etching and engraving on laid paper

Fourth of five states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 380 x 465 mm (15 x 18.3 in.)

Inscribed in plate, lower left: “Invented Painted & Published by Wm. Hogarth” with name of engraver inscribed lower right

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.

Accession number: 1943.D1.106.2

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1943

Bibliography: Paulson 229.

Work Type: print

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