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George Cruikshank

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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