A woman backing away in fear from the magician, the misanthrope disguised, seated at his desk at right with cats sitting on his shoulders, another woman and a man look at their companion with concern; an alligator hanging overhead, globe and open book of symbols in the foreground; oval frame with architectural surround, a wizard's head above; after Richard Corbould, illustration to 'Peregrine Pickle', from 'Cooke's Pocket Edition of Select Novels'. 1796 Etching and engraving
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