'The Marriage Contract', a preliminary composiition with ideas adopted for later scenes I,III, and V of the 'Rakes Progress' (Sloane Museum).
The Marriage Contract by William Hogarth, 17321735
© Ashmolean Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 62 x 75 cm
- Acquired in:
- Bequeathed by:
- Sir Robert Witt through The Art Fund
One of nineteen gifts and one bequest to eight museums by Sir Robert Witt through the Art Fund between 1915 and 1952. Sir Robert Witt was a key figure in the Art Fund's history. He was ex-officio Honorary Secretary 1903-18; Vice Chairman 1918-20; Chairman 1920-44 and President 1945-51.
Mrs Hogarth; S Ireland; J Hawkin