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The life of George Cruikshank

Jerrold, Blanchard

The life of George Cruikshank

in two epochs

by Jerrold, Blanchard

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Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cruikshank, George, -- 1792-1878

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Blanchard Jerrold ; with numerous illustrations.
    SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 23290.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13560664M
    OCLC/WorldCa4856094

    Cohn His father, Isaac Cruikshankwas one of the leading caricaturists of the late s and Cruikshank started his career as his father's apprentice and assistant. The Adventures of Oliver Twist. Cruikshank also did work for other types of popular novels such as Tom Jones. Many cartoonists had a field day with this material, especially since the king was an adulterer himself.

    Robert L. The best known of these are The Bottle, 8 plates[5] with its sequel, The Drunkard's Children, 8 plateswith the ambitious work, The Worship of Bacchus, published by subscription after the artist's oil painting, now in the Tate Gallery, London. George CruikshankA Free Born Englishman Cruikshank did not hold strong political beliefs and was willing to produce anti-radical prints for Tory booksellers like George Humphrey. Patten pointed out: "For Dickens, a moderationist, social remedies, especially education and a living wage, would eliminate excess drinking; for Cruikshank, who knew from his own family the ravages of alcoholism, drinking was a destructive habit that could only be stopped by will-power. But Isaac's health was deteriorating, and he needed his son's assistance.

    Through his intense energy and fertile imagination, Cruikshank produced about five thousand works during his lifetime. Another notable prototypical comic strip is 'The Preparatory School for Fast Men'published in Punch's annual almanac. Egan's biographer, Dennis Brailsfordhas pointed out: "Its popularity was instant and unprecedented, and the demand for copies increased with every month. George Cruikshank is considered by some to be one of the best illustrators that Britain has produced.


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The life of George Cruikshank book

George Cruikshank. German Popular Stories was published Originally he wanted to study at the Royal Academy, but his father learned him the profession firsthand in his studio. William Makepeace Thackeray, the great nineteenth century novelist, said of Life in London: "It must have had some merit of its own, that is clear; it must have given striking descriptions of life in some part or other of London, for all London read it, and went to see it in its dramatic shape" Prideaux Harveythe author of Victorian Novelists and their Illustrators has pointed out: "The independent satiric print was dying I am conscious of their often being extremely crude and ill-considered, and bearing obvious marks of haste and inexperience.

He could be truculent and assertive, even though this self-assertive manner often gave way, in his famous drinking bouts, to one of drunken clowning and gaiety. He would be made Vice President of the Temperance League in and became something of a tub-thumping bore on the subject.

In spite of these opposing point of views, Cruikshank completed his work on Oliver Twist, and his illustrations received high praise. George Cruikshank illustrated other military books, including two versions of the life of Napoleon.

The grotesque flows inevitably and incessantly from Cruikshank's etching needle, like pluperfect rhymes from the pen of a natural poet". Bound without the directions to the binder leaf.

George Cruikshank

In these he showed his more genial side. These volumes were a great success, both on account of Dickens's rising popularity and because Cruikshank's plates introduced deft and spirited graphic commentaries on the text and the town.

The Curate. Cruikshank,from The Ingoldsby legends; or, Mirth and marvels, by Thomas Ingoldsby Cruikshank's fame and fortune dimmed as his later years passed, although he was considered the greatest English artist of the nineteenth century by his contemporaries.

Therefore, in one of his later works, "Cruikshank is shown pulling the nose of the offending publisher" Ted Stanley. Brownlow, and returned to Fagin.

Cruikshank took the feud more seriously, and remained bitter about his association with Dickens even after Dickens died in Many cartoonists had a field day with this material, especially since the king was an adulterer himself. Some of the more chilling and sobering of Cruikshank's illustrations are to be found in Maxwell's History of the Irish Rebellion in In addition, Cruikshank's illustrations found their way into many children's stories, such as CinderellaRobinson CrusoePunch and Judyand others.Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, with original book cover by George.

Title page of Oliver Twist, illustrated by George Cruikshank. Oliver Twist was the first book on the reading list for a short-lived literary course I signed up for this summer. George Cruikshank (27 September – 1 February ) was a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life.

His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience. Cruikshank was born in London. H. Get this from a library!

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Provenance; from the library of Mark Nelson with his bookplate. Edition; New ed. Physical description; xvi, p. Of his own speculations, mention must be made of George Cruikshank's Omnibus () and George Cruikshank's Table Book (), as well as his Comic Almanack ().

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