DAC Collection Artist Information
English illustrator, painter, and woodcutter
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Artist famous for his political cartoons and prolific book illustrations. In his later career he made moral narratives in woodcut, especially in regards to the temperance movement. Cruikshank was also an actor.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115604.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to George Cruikshank:
|George Cruikshank||Connoisseurs in a Print Shop, ca. 1828||Etching|
|George Cruikshank||The Print Room at the British Museum, ca. 1828||Etching|
|George Cruikshank||Connoisseurs at a Print Sale, ca. 1828||Etching|
|George Cruikshank||Connoisseurs at a Print Stall, ca. 1828||Etching|
|George Cruikshank||Folder for Six Illustrations to Cowper’s “Diverting History of John Gilpin”, 1828||Folder|
|George Cruikshank||Coach, 1828||Wood engraving on India paper|
|George Cruikshank||Wig and Hat, 1828||Wood engraving on India paper|
|George Cruikshank||Donkey, 1828||Wood engraving on India paper|
|George Cruikshank||Spirit Shop, 1828||Wood engraving on India paper|
|George Cruikshank||Dogs and Pigs, 1828||Wood engraving on India paper|
|George Cruikshank||Toll Gate, 1828||Wood engraving on India paper|
|George Cruikshank||The Pilgrims & the Peas, 1834-1839||Etching and copper plate on leaf in bound volume|
|George Cruikshank||Minor Morals for Young People, ca. 1834-1839||Wood engraving on leaves in bound volume|
|George Cruikshank||Fairy Connoisseurs Inspecting Mr. Frederick Locker’s Collection of Drawings, Etc., Etc., Etc.,, 1868||Etching printed in brown ink on chine collé on heavyweight wove paper|
|George Cruikshank||France (The Great Nation) Driven by the North into the South!!!, 1823||Etching with hand coloring on wove paper|
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