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George Cruikshank (1792-1878), Caricaturist and illustrator

Sitter in 31 portraits
Artist associated with 25 portraits
Artist and illustrator; followed his father, Isaac Cruikshank, as a caricaturist and worked with William Hone in producing radical satires against the Prince Regent; became a prolific illustrator, most famously of Dickens. In later life he took up oil painting, renounced his earlier ways and became a zealous advocate of temperance.

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Ax136017

'The Last Man on the Tichborne Jury'

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after George Cruikshank
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1872
NPG Ax136017

D5342

Horatio Nelson

by George Cruikshank
etching, early 19th century
NPG D5342

D21263

Edmund Kean

by George Cruikshank, after (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
hand-coloured etching, circa 1814
NPG D21263

D25786

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset and Frances, Countess of Somerset

by George Cruikshank, published by George Smeeton
etching, published 27 September 1817
NPG D25786

D17897

R-y-l Condescension - or a Foreign Minister admonished! - April 1817

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 15 September 1817
NPG D17897

D17899

A R-Y-L Visit to a Foreign Capital or, The Ambassador not at home - !! - April 1817

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 15 September 1817
NPG D17899

D4616

James William Wallack as Dougal in 'Rob Roy, the Gregarach'

by C. Tomkins, after George Cruikshank
hand-coloured etching, published 1818
NPG D4616

D27361

Thomas Baskerville

by George Cruikshank, after Unknown artist
etching and line engraving, published 1819
NPG D27361

D27651

John Hall

by George Cruikshank
line engraving, published 1819
NPG D27651

D27652

John Hall

by George Cruikshank
line engraving, published 1819
NPG D27652

D1026

Thomas Baskerville

by George Cruikshank
etching, published 1819
NPG D1026

D3196

John Hall

by George Cruikshank
line engraving, published 1819
NPG D3196

D5473

William Parsons

by George Cruikshank, after T. Jonson
etching, published 1820
NPG D5473

D18626

John Henley

by George Cruikshank, after William Hogarth
etching, published 1820
NPG D18626

D17902

The Royal Extinguisher, or the King of Brobdingnag & the Lilliputians

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 7 April 1821
NPG D17902

D17913

The Radical Ladder (Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick)

published by George Humphrey, after George Cruikshank
etching, published 12 August 1821
NPG D17913

D17916a

A Going! A Going! the last time, A Going! - Down - !!!

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 13 April 1821
NPG D17916a

D2242

Sir William Curtis, 1st Bt

by George Cruikshank, published by Edward Knight
hand-coloured etching, published 12 August 1822
NPG D2242

D12950

'A pinch of cephalic'

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey, after James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, published 25 January 1822
NPG D12950

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