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Three scenes from Jack and the Beanstalk
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Three scenes from Jack and the Beanstalk

1853-64

Etcher
Cruikshank, George    more

Artist
Cruikshank, George

Etching

height : 17 cm (sheet) ; width : 12 cm (sheet)

Notes
From a set of twenty-three loose plates from Cruikshank's Fairy Library, which combines 'Puss in Boots', 'Cinderella', 'Hop o' My Thumb' and 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. Published by David Bogue, George Routledge & Sons, London.

Inscription
Inscription, printed, centre image, recto, below each scene:
Jack shows Kindness to a poor Old Woman
who turns out to be a Fairy, and,
who gives him the wonderful Bean which he sets in the Garden.

Inscription, printed, lower centre image, recto:
Designed, etched by George Cruikshank

Acquisition
Witt Library; transfer; 1990
G.1990.WL.4158.11

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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