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A short gentleman tries to embrace a tall maid, but is interrupted by his wife. Etching by F. Grose.

  • Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791.
Date
[1788]
Reference
747948i
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Description

The maid holds a broom. A pair of antlers is fixed to the back wall, representing cuckoldry. Also on the back wall: an engraving of a lion-tamer or Daniel in the lions' den

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1788]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 13.1 x 9.4 cm

Lettering

F. Grose del. et sculp.

References note

British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. vi, London 1938, no. 7459

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 747948i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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