Lot 13
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CRUIKSHANK, 'JOHN BULL GIVING ADVICE...', INK AND WATERCOLOUR, [N.D.]

Estimate
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
Sold
3,375 GBP
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Description

  • George Cruickshank
  • ‘John Bull giving advice to his Favourite Candidate!!’(‘So I find Messmate – you are determined to plough the Ocean of Politics – now take a small allowance [sic] of advice from an Old Seaman – Beware of the rocks of Corruption, – have an eye on what pilots you take on board – keep your vessel, in the true patriot Channel, and beware of being swamp’d in the Quicksands of party, – and above all avoid the shoals of false Friendship as you would the Devil!!’ | 'Mr Bull – depend upon it I shall follow your advice’)
  • paper
254 by 356mm., pen ink and watercolour with pencil, signed and inscribed with title, mounted, framed and glazed, crease lower right

Provenance

EXHIBITED:

‘Images of Power: From the Jeffrey Archer Cartoon Collection', Monnow Valley Arts, 3 September - 30 October 2011

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