The devil's darning needle [art original] : (original drawing).

Creator:
Newton, Richard, 1777-1798, artist.
Published/Created:
[London?],
[1795]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : graphite pencil and pen & black ink on wove paper ; sheet 28 x 12 cm, mounted to 33 x 19 cm
Notes:
Title from caption inscribed below image.
Drawing executed in pencil with title written in ink over graphite text.
A preparatory drawing for a print published under the same title by W. Holland in 1795.
From the Leverhulme-Auchincloss, vol. vi.
Abstract:
A grossly elongated figure is caricatured as a devil's darning needle presumably making humorous reference to both the dragonfly and the evil of the unidentified subject.
Topics:
Devil.
Language:
English
Genre:
Caricatures.
Graphite drawings--British--18th century.
Satires (Visual works)--England--1795.
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Call Number:
Drawings
N481
no. 1
Drawings N481 no. 1 Box D140
Orbis Record:
9294370
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr08581
Citation:
Richard Newton, The Devil's Darning Needle. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
11105867
PID:
digcoll:976573