Miseries of human life [graphic] / Woodward del. ; Cruckshanks [sic] sc.

Creator:
Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, printmaker.
Published/Created:
[London] :
[Thomas Tegg],
[1808?]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with stipple on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 24.6 x 35 cm, on sheet 25 x 37 cm
Notes:
Title etched above image.
One line of quoted text below image: "Squatting plump on an unsuspected cat in your chair!!"
Publisher and date of publication from British Museum catalogue.
Plate numbered "237" in upper right corner.
Plate from: Woodward, G.M. Caricature magazine, or Hudibrastic mirror. London : Thomas Tegg, [1808?], v. 4.
Also issued separately.
Abstract:
"A fashionably dressed man (left) rises from his chair on which is a snarling cat with a kitten. A young woman sitting facing him throws up her arms; both scream. An old man (right) wearing a night-cap looks up from his book in anxious inquiry. A little boy falls on his back. A dog barks."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant Titles:
Squatting plump on an unsuspected cat in your chair
Topics:
Johnstone, Henry Arthur--Ownership.
Tegg, Thomas, 1776-1845, publisher.
Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard), approximately 1760-1809, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Etchings--England--London--1808.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1808.
Watermarks (Paper)--1817.--CtY-LW
Watermarks (Paper)--Charles Wise.--CtY-LW
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
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Source Title:
Caricature magazine, or, Hudibrastic mirror.
Call Number:
808.00.00.13+
Folio 75 W87 807 v.4
Orbis Record:
8789731
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr10961
Citation:
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 8, no. 11150
Krumbhaar, E.B. Isaac Cruikshank: a catalogue raisonneĢ, no. 741
OID:
15814073
PID:
digcoll:2783261