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Drawing - Studies for the illustration 'Fagin in the Condemned Cell' and other incidents in the story of 'Oliver Twist'
  • Studies for the illustration 'Fagin in the Condemned Cell' and other incidents in the story of 'Oliver Twist'
    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878
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Studies for the illustration 'Fagin in the Condemned Cell' and other incidents in the story of 'Oliver Twist'

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1830s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs George Cruikshank

  • Museum number:

    9995J

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 96

Physical description

Several sketches on one page, including Fagin in his cell.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1830s (made)

Artist/maker

Cruikshank, George, born 1792 - died 1878 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'George Cruikshank First Idea & Sketch for Fagin in the condemned cell'
Inscribed in pencil with notes and titles. Signed and inscribed in ink, at a later date,

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 230 mm

Object history note

Sketches for Charles Dicken's 'Oliver Twist; or the Parish Boy's progress'. Published by Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, London, 1838.
Preliminary drawings: 9995A-m; 9797A-F.
Etchings: 9996.1-12

Descriptive line

Studies by George Cruikshank (1792-1878) for the illustration 'Fagin in the Condemned Cell' and other incidents in the story of 'Oliver Twist' by Charles Dickens.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Charles Dickens: An exhibition to celebrate the centenary of his death London: HMSO, 1970. P.25. Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, June-September 1970.

Production Note

Published 1838.

Materials

Pencil; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Illustration; Dickens

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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