Hogarth - Marriage a-la-Mode 6/6, The Lady's Death
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Following the Earl's death the Countess has returned to the more frugal home of her father. She has taken a fatal dose of laudanum from a vial which now lies empty on the floor alongside the execution notice of her lover, Silvertongue. Her daughter wears calipers and bears the marks of having taken mercury, presumably as a cure for the disease passed on by her dissolute parents.