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Painting - George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection
  • George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection
    Clayton Clarke, Joseph 'Kyd'
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George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clayton Clarke, Joseph 'Kyd' (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painting

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the V&A in 2010.

  • Museum number:

    S.921-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth.

Although some of the artist's signature is obscured, the drawing style is similar to that of 'Kyd', a caricaturist who worked for Vanity Fair.

Physical description

Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth which reads 'Royal Punch and Judy'. A card frame has been stuck on the front. Sketch of another figure on reverse.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Clayton Clarke, Joseph 'Kyd' (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Painting

Marks and inscriptions

' (?) Clarke'
Artist's signature in bottom right hand corner, first name has been obscured by the frame.

Dimensions

Height: 29.1 cm, Width: 21.4 cm

Descriptive line

Image of a Punch and Judy puppeteer and a flautist, the puppeteer stands underneath a puppet booth, George Speaight Punch & Judy Collection.

Materials

Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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