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Four Original Watercolors in the Manner of George Cruikshank


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Four Charming Faux-Cruikshank Watercolors[CRUIKSHANKIANA]. Four Original Watercolor Caricatures in the Manner of George Cruikshank. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Two images at 5 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (143 x 91 mm); two at 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (134 x 90 mm). Each image executed on card stock (9 x 7 1/2 in.) with mounted "book cover" overlay with title: "Locke on the Human Understanding;" "Pleasing Reflections;" and (2) "Cruikshank Comicalities." "Locke on Human Understanding" has been excised from its card background.The two "Cruikshank Comicalities" open to reveal "The Man Wut Won The Fight," and "The Hackney Dragsman," each with captions. "Locke on the Human Understanding" opens to reveal a man "locke'd" in penal stocks; "Pleasing Reflections" opens to reveal an unattractive man lovingly gazing at himself in a mirror; each without caption. None of the four images as titled are found in Cohn. They appear to be fine examples of non-Cruikshank Cruikshankiana by one clearly enamored with the famed caricaturist.These are not the work of an amateur; they are the product of a consummately skilled draughtsman and colorist identified only by the initials "H.C." found on two of the caricatures. A delightful and fine set. Bookseller Inventory # 02338

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