A & A art and architecture spacer courtauld institute of art spacer
login
quick search advanced search browse temp folder
gallery
Flag of truce - Cartoon for 'Punch' (20th December 1899)
enlarge image zoom image

Flag of truce - Cartoon for 'Punch' (20th December 1899)

1899

Tenniel, John    more

Graphite on card

height: 15.8 cm; width: 20.5 cm

Notes
framed within a line ruled in graphite;Dimensions of sheet are 19 cm (width) x 28 cm (length), sheet is irregularly trimmed

Inscription
Graphite, text of caption mounted with the drawing, John Tenniel/ The Sullied White Flag./ John Bull."If you abuse that flag I won't answer for my men!"/ Punch.Dec.20.1899.
Graphite, upper left, recto, on flag, FLAG/ OF/ TRUCE
Initialled, graphite, lower left, recto, in monogram, JT/ 1899

Acquisition
Witt Fund; purchase; 1965 (June)
D.1965.WF.4743

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

spacer
spacer spacer spacer spacer