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Creator:
Print made by John Franklin, c.1800–1868
Published by M H & J W Allen, active 1826, British
Title:

Monsignor Alexandre's Characters in his Entertainment of the Devil on Two Sticks, or, Asmodeus in London

Date:
ca. 1825
Medium:
Lithograph with watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 15/16 x 17 13/16 inches (32.8 x 45.2 cm) and Image: 11 1/16 x 17 5/16 inches (28.1 x 43.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "2 /"; lower right: "274"

Lettered, along lower edge of image: "(names of characters)"; lower left: "Drawn on Stone by J. Frank;om from the original in the possession of M. Aexandre"; lower center: "MONS. ALEXANDRE'S | Characters in his Entertainment of the Devil on two Sticks. | or | ASMODEUS in LONDON."; lower right: "Allen's Lithog. | Dublin Published by MH & J.W. Allen, 32 Dame St."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Yale University Art Gallery Collection, Fry Print Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.197
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | animal | basket | bonnets | boxes | capes | carriage | children | costume | crowd | cuffs | devil | dog (animal) | feathers | fire | food | gaze | gesturing | hooves | humor | lamps (lighting device components) | love | lust | men | monkey (animal) | pipes | play | posing | religious and mythological subject | ruffs | soldiers | sticks | The Devil on Two Sticks (1707), novel | theater | tricorns | turban | women
Associated People:
characters
Asmodeus
demon
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34554
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