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A master parson with a good living

In a richly decorated and carpeted interior, an obese clergyman with his equally large, bespectacled wife sit at a dining table with their three children; on the back wall hangs a portrait of the clergyman. He raises a wineglass to his lips as a servant...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Sep 2021

Dancers at a ball

An exoticly dressed man and wild hair dances with a woman in a large headdress and flowing gown as three figures look on   Artist: Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856, artist. Title: [Dancers at a ball] [art original] / R. Cruikshank. Production: [England],...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 15 Jun 2021

Count Ugolino and his children in the dungeon

A scene from Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ showing Count Ugolino della Gherardesca, Count of Donoratico (c. 1220-1289), an Italian nobleman, politician and naval commander and his sons and grandchildren imprisoned in a dungeon. After Reynolds....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 28 Apr 2021

[Studies of heads]

Artist: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. Title: [Studies of heads] [art original] / Js. Gillray. Production: [England], [ca. 1795] Catalog Record  Drawings G41 no. 7 Box D120 Acquired June 2018
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Apr 2019

Britannia’s support of the conspirators defeated

“The Prince of Wales …, sword in hand, gallantly protects Britannia against the attack of three conspirators: Pitt raises a headsman’s axe in both hands; Grafton, holding a conspirator’s lantern, is about to strike her with a...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 20 Mar 2019

Shipload of seasick Opposition savants

Date from Draper Hill, who suggests that the drawing is a preliminary for one of the illustrations for the abandoned de luxe edition of Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin. Creator: Gillray, James, 1756-1815, artist. Title: Shipload of seasick Opposition...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 31 May 2018

Sketchbook chronicling a tour along the Rhine by an English traveler and draughtsman

Album of 20 leaves (of which 3 are double leaves) of pencil, sepia and black ink sketches, some with wash, of Rhine landscape and town views, as well as 2 colour wash sketches, and a few pencil sketches (one with wash), most captioned in manuscript. The...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 2 Apr 2018

[A series of modern morals]

A series of twelve on modern morals, a tradition established earlier in the 18th century by artists such as William Hogarth. In this series, twin brothers are bestowed an equal fortune. One brother, Edward, husbands his wealth and on his death, passes...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 Apr 2017

A patent extinguisher, being a safe & easy mode of putting out a candle

Aquatint Drawing An old woman dressed in her nightcap and gown, her one breast hanging exposed from her gown, climbs into bed in which her husband already lies. She expels gas from her bottom in the direction of the candle on the ground in front of the...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Dec 2016

A street accident

A dustman bends over a large woman who has fallen and lifts her by placing his hands under her arms. She looks up angerly and shakes her fist at the dustman’s young assistant in an apron who looks on (left) with a smile and hand raised. Two dogs...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Dec 2016

At Exeter Cathedral

A large, masculine-looking woman with spectacles and a hat, stands before stool on which sits an open book of music. She holds in her right hand a baton which rests on the open page. Creator: Nixon, John, -1818, artist. Title: At Exeter...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 Nov 2016

Sketchbook of views, landscapes, ruins, castles…

Album of ca. 40 pen and ink, wash, and one color drawing of scenes in Yorkshire, most dated (30 April 1799-9 June 1801) and “drawn on the spot”, with the artist’s identification of the locales, buildings, and ruins. The first is dated...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 9 May 2014

Six old women discussing their cats

 Two rows of women quarter-length and in profile, some cradling cats in their arms, with captions inscribed in ink near each figure: This is my Queensbury the finest Tom Cat in England; I’m going to see Arabella’s catery she had two...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Apr 2014

Quite politeles

A gentleman in a riding habit (left) rides his horse through the door of a cottage startling the family who sit at their dinner table. The man’s hunting dog jumps at the young son who sits closest to the door; he screams in terror, his fork and...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 31 Mar 2014

A picture of wants

A group of twelve man and women of various ages and walks of life — tradesmen, a clergy, a spinster, a military officer, a gentleman in shackles, a servant, a frail, sickly man, etc. — stand full length facing the viewer. Above their heads...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 27 Mar 2014

Spiritual advice

The more finished of the two wash drawing on recto shows a drunken tradesman (perhaps sailor or dustman) holding onto a post. Above him is written by the artist, “Niccup who are ye staring at. Take a little sober advice and go home for you seem...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 Mar 2014

Sin ie cure

A full-length caricature of an obese clergy man who wears a bishop’s hat (?) and smokes a long pipe as he walks left. He carries a pig and a chicken under his left arm. He holds a Bible in his left hand, and he carries a bottle in his pocket. He...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 21 Mar 2014

A disappointed dinnerhunter

A drawing of four scenes, with caricatured figures with large heads and very small bodies. Upper left: A man with a monocle (right) inquires of the butler on a threshold with pillar to his left, “Is your master within. No Mr. Smallfeast he’s...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Mar 2014

The fox at the cupboard

A view of the interior of a cottage with an old woman asleep in a chair, her feet resting on a low footstool in front of open door (left); in her lap she holds an open book and a pair of spectacles. On the right, a boy in a smock stands on a stool in...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Mar 2014

The striking likeness

An artist (left) with a caricatured face looks on with horror as a bust falls on the head of the Lord, the sitter, who jumps and shrieks with pain, his foot breaking the window (right). In the background the Lord’s round, well-dressed wife looks...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 Mar 2014

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