Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Rehearsal or the Baron and the Elephant

Artist:
George Cruikshank (British, London 1792–1878 London)
Publisher:
Published by M. [or W. N.] Jones (London)
Date:
January 1, 1812
Medium:
Hand-colored etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 13/16 x 20 5/16 in. (19.8 x 51.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.3495
Not on view
From The Scourge, or Montly Expositor, part 13

Signature: in plate: "G. Cruikshank fec-t"

Inscription: in plate: "Published January 1st by M Jones No. 5 Newgate Street"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

Cohn no. 732, pt. 13, p. 207; British Museum Satires 11935; Reid 145
Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, cat. no. 57, pp. 78-79, ill.



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