The Knight and His Companion (Punch, March 5, 1887)

Sir John Tenniel British

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Published in the periodical "Punch," this satire by Tenniel uses the imagery of Durer's "Knight, Death and the Devil" to comment on contemporary debates about socialism, elections and majority rule.

The Knight and His Companion (Punch, March 5, 1887), Sir John Tenniel (British, London 1820–1914 London), Wood engraving

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66.618.13 (2): "The Knight and his Companion", from Punch, March 5, 1887. [A caricature of Durer's Knight, Death and the Devil referring to issues of socialism, elections and the rule of the majority].