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1893 Wood Engraving Gustave Dore Caricature Art Abbot Marmoustiers Portrait XDH8

1893 Wood Engraving Gustave Dore Caricature Art Abbot Marmoustiers Portrait XDH8

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"The Abbot of Marmoustiers"

This is an original 1893 black and white wood engraving of a caricature by Gustave Doré that humorously portrayed the Abbot of Marmoustiers Abbey.

CONDITION

This 119+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 4.75 inches; 9 x 12 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Explore your British sense of humor with a collection of 18th and 19th century caricatures that Period Paper is "tickled pink" to present. Roll in the aisles at "The Cobbler's Cure for a Scolding Wife" by Thomas Rowlandson! Guffaw at "The Gout" by James Gillray or chortle at George Cruikshank's "The Deaf Postilion"! And even though you probably shouldn't, go ahead and snicker at Robert Seymour's "The Dying Clown". Howl at Hablot Browne's (a.k.a. Phiz), illustrations of scenes from Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens. Afterward, you'll find likely find yourself chuckling at Charles H. Bennett's "Old Enough to Know Better". To continue tickling your funny bone, simply click the link provided below the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Dore, Gustave. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Funny, Humorous, Benedictine Monk, Tonsure

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