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Antique Print: Illustrations of Time

Original Print Information

Time Badly Employed
From: Illustrations of Time
Plate number 5 with 1 large and 4 small colored vignettes
Large is of idle crowed watching a balloon, clockwise - Summer time, Winter time, Time was and Time is
Remarque center top of an angel with a trumpet "Tempora mutantur nos est mutamur in illis"
Artist: George Cruikshank 1792-1878
Engraver and Publisher: George Cruikshank
Medium: Engraving - Hand colored with aquatint
Circa: May 1827
Size: Sheet: 15” x 11”
Condition: Hight Quality  - one tiny foxing spot lower right margin - Ragged margin edges - Top right  margin corner sliver missing
Comment: Brilliant example of the late caricature of George Cruikshank, last of the great caricaturists beginning with Hogarth. He specialized in satirizing fashion and culture, rather than politics. Illustrations of Time was self published by George Cruikshank. It consist of various satirical sketches of time and its effects either literal or metaphorical.

Coloration of presentation varies slightly from original print and background hue/s.

Price: $75.00

Stock Number: GC-BP74-17
In Stock: 1


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