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Wed, Nov 29, 2023 05:30PM EST
Lot 209

George Cruickshank: Small Sketch of a Soldier

Estimate: $600 - $800

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George Cruickshank (British, 1792 - 1878): Small Sketch of a Soldier. Watercolor and ink on paper, framed with title card.

George Cruikshank was famous for his political cartoons and prolific book illustrations. In his later career he made moral narratives in woodcut, especially in regards to the temperance movement. Cruikshank was also an actor.

9.75 x 7.25 inches framed; 3 x 1.25 inches sight.

Private collection, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Condition

Very good well preserved condition; paper is somewhat toned.

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