Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: A pretty time to come home [graphic] / [George Cruikshank].

Digital Image File Name: 
34499
Source Call Number: 
ART Box C955 no.11 (size S)
Source Creator: 
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, artist.
Source Title: 
A pretty time to come home [graphic] / [George Cruikshank].
Source Created or Published: 
[not after 1827]
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, artist.
Title (Hamnet): 
A pretty time to come home [graphic] / [George Cruikshank].
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
[not after 1827]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 drawing : pencil and sepia wash.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Caricatures -- 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Drawings -- 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Falstaff, depicted.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Leverhulme, William Hesketh Lever, Viscount, 1851-1925, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Artist: Artist attribution from provenance information.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy - title from label under sketch. Pencil sketches in margin and pencil sketch of Falstaff holding a cup of sack on verso. Unsigned.
Notes (Hamnet): 
History: According to the auction catalog from which this item was purchased, the work was published in 1827 as a separate print. 1827 was also the year in which Cruikshank published his 'Illustrations on Time'. This illustration was not included in that work. Item is not listed, under the noted title, in Reid's Catalog of Cruikshank's Works.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Provenance: Drawing was purchased from the sale of the collection of the 1st Viscount Leverhulme and is listed as no.103 in the section of drawings and watercolors in the catalog of the auction held by the Anderson Galleries, Feb. 1926. Verso sketch is catalogued under Cruikshank, Sketches for an unpublished illustration.
Notes (Hamnet): 
This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
Notes (Hamnet): 
An angered wife greets the return of her intoxicated husband with arm outstretched toward the clock, the hands of which point to 3 a.m. A cat is on the supper table and a baby is crying in the bed behind the door.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
ART Box C955 no.11 (size S)