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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA907080: A Pair Of Cruickshank Caricature Engravings Prints. 1835.

A Pair Of Cruickshank Caricature Engravings Prints. 1835.

£485    $615    €573
A marvellous pair of comic engravings by George Cruikshank likening the tribulations of married life to a game of chess.
 
In the first engraving ‘Check Mate’ the master of the house is caught in mid seduction of the poor distressed chambermaid.
 
His wife flings open the study door with a look of angry surprise on her face as she witness her husband man-handling the female staff.
 
In the companion print ‘Stale Mate’, the chastened husband and angry wife sit back to back in a well appointed breakfast parlour ignoring each other. She deep in thought petting her cat while he scowls and studies his newspaper
 
Etched by George Cruikshank (1792-1878) and published in Thomas McLean’s ‘Cruikshankiana’ in London in 1835.
 
Title and publication details scratched within the plate below image:
 
Etched by G. Cruikshank / Check Mate / Stale Mate / Pubd by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket Augt 1st 1835'.
 
Clear and detailed impression of these plates, with good vibrant hand colouring
 
within a pair of fine period Hogarth frames with gilt slips.
 
There maybe some reflections in the glass these are not faults.
 
Frame size approx: 8 ins. by 9 3/4 ins. (20.3 cm. by 24.8 cm.)
 
Postage UK: £ 11.00 Special delivery next day.
 
Portage overseas: £ 25.00 International signed for.
 
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Internal Reference: A Pair of Cruickshank Caricature Engravings Prints. 1835.
Antique Number: SA907080
Dateline of this antique is 19th Century
Height is 20.3cm (8.0inches)
Width is 24.8cm (9.8inches)
Depth is 2cm (0.8inches)
Antique #SA907080, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
19th Century
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