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Maker(s):Woodward, George Moutard; Cruikshank, Isaac
Culture:British (circa 1760-1809); British (circa 1756-1811)
Title:The Field Preacher
Date Made:1796-10-12
Type:Print
Materials:etching with hand-coloring
Place Made:Europe; England; London
Measurements:Mount: 13 13/16 in x 10 7/8 in; 35.1 cm x 27.6 cm; Sheet: 10 7/16 in x 7 7/8 in; 26.5 cm x 20 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2006.34
Credit Line:Gift in memory of Douglas R. Borlen (Class of 1948)
2006-34.jpg

Description:
George, No. 9122
A ranting, unkempt preacher bends in profile to the r. over a reading-desk on which lies an open book, to which he points. He stands on tiptoe, shouting "You'll all go to the Devil!!" He wears old-fashioned dress with clerical bands. Cf. No. 9121. Both sermons are quoted and both are on the dangers of pleasure, in contrasted terms, but "equally ridiculous in the eyes of true religion and philosophy" (pp. 130-2).

(from George, Vol. VII)

Tags:
bibles; caricatures; cartoons; humor; religion; satire; social commentary; text

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