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- Object: 'Arstippus' (3)
Reid 1378. Disappointment of Baron Albrecht von Krissen and his valet, on hearing of Arstippus's depature. Three gentlemen in an interior with a curtain, two finely dressed, one in a red coat and bearing a staff, the other in a blue coat with brocade, attended by a gentleman wearing a brown coat and an apron, holding a paper; after Alfred Crowquill, illustration to Kosewitz's 'Eccentric Tales from the German' (1827)
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Height: 109 millimetres (ruled border)
Width: 95 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Title and description based on GE Reid, 'A descriptive catalogue of the works of George Cruikshank.' 1871.
Cruikshank produced 20 coloured etchings for Kosewitz's 'Eccentric Tales from the German', originally published in 4 parts.
The Department of Prints and Drawings holds an illustrated copy of Kosewitz's 'Eccentric Tales from the German' (1865,1111,1048-1084./ 184.f.19.) A number of duplicates of the illustrations and extra illustrations (including the present print) were acquired with the book and there is overlap between registration numbers. This illustration is not included in the book.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Eccentric Tales from the German
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- Prints and Drawings
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