01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Two British Satirical Hand-colored Engravings

$459$375
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Two British Satirical Hand-colored Engravings, one by James Gillray (1757–1815), titled "TEMPERANCE enjoying a Frugal Meal," depicting King George III and Queen Charlotte dining, matted, sight size 14 1/4 x 11 1/8; the other by George Cruikshank (1792-1878), titled "Landing the Treasures, or Results of the Polar Expedition!!!," depicting a comical parade replete with captured polar bear, matted, sight size 20 3/4 x 8 1/8 in., (scattered soiling, neither examined out of mats, Cruickshank with lining and creasing).
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Charlotte, George Cruikshank, George III, James Gillray