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Caricatures and Theater Prints, Nineteen Examples.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Caricatures and Theater Prints, Nineteen Examples. Including: Ansell's Pizarro, a New Play, London: Fores, 1799, hand-colored etching depicting Sheridan in the eponymous role; Charles Williams's Vain Attempts to See the Young Roscius, London: Fores, 1805, uncolored etching; The Genius of Theatricals bringing John Bull to his Senses, London: Fores, 1806, hand-colored etching; Rowlandson's A Theatrical Candidate, London: Humphrey, 1797, hand-colored etching with text beneath; Isaac Cruikshank's A Scene in the Pantomime of Cock a Doodle Doo!!, London: Fairburn, 1825, hand-colored etching; George Cruikshank's Theatrical Faux Pas, London: The Satirist, 1814, hand-colored etching; Rowlandson's Melpomene in the Dumps, London: Shury, [n.d.], hand-colored etching with typographical text below; A Specimen of MR. K**n's Acting, or, a Little Man of Great Parts, London: J.L. Marks, 1820, hand-colored etching; Theatrical Doctors recovering Clara's Notes, hand-colored etching; Sayers's Performed at a Little Theatre with Great Applause, London: Cornell, 1786, uncolored etching; The Monster Melo-Drame, London: for the Satirist, 1807, hand-colored etching; Young Roscius and his Pappa in Company with John Bull, London: Fores, 1805, hand-colored etching; Theatrical Leap Frog, London: Ackermann, 1804, hand-colored etching; Isaac Cruikshank's Wolves Triumphant, or, a Fig for Public Opinion, London: Fairburn, 1825, hand-colored etching; Williams's Committee of Taste, or, the Punishment of a Modern Midas, London: c. 1812, hand-colored etching; Gillray's The Bulstrode Siren, London: Humphrey, 1803; [and] three others. (19)
Estimate $300-500

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Ansell, Midas, Charles Williams, John Bull, Young, Clara, Roscius, Rowlandson, Sheridan, London