Miseries of human life [graphic] / Woodward del. ; Cruckshanks [sic] sc.
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, printmaker.
[London] : [Thomas Tegg], [1808?]
1 print : etching with stipple on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 24.3 x 34.7 cm, on sheet 26 x 37 cm
Title etched above image. Two lines of quoted text below image: "Inviting a friend (whom you know to be particularly fond of the dish) to partake of a fine hare haunch, &c. which you have endeavoured "to keep exactly to the critical moment, but which is no sooner brought in than the whole party with one nose order it to be taken out." Later state, with plate number added. For earlier state lacking plate number, see no. 11151 in the Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8. Publisher and date of publication from description of earlier state in the British Museum catalogue. Plate numbered "244" in upper right corner.
"Another version of British Museum Satires No. 10848, with the same quotation below the design. A dinner-table scene. Five people are crowded at a small table; all register disgust as a footman bears in a life-like hare on a dish, at which a dog looks greedily. The cook stands in the doorway (left), much amused."--British Museum online catalogue, description of an earlier state.
Inviting a friend (whom you know to be particularly fond of the dish) to partake of a fine hare haunch ...
Johnstone, Henry Arthur--Ownership. Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher. Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
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