Rainy crowd scene opera 1829 Cruikshank miniature hand color old aquatint printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Entre to the Opera; or Dick Wildfire & his Friends going to see "Life" among the Figurantes.
(Opera crowd lining up for admission- rainy day)
Issued 1829, London by J. Cumberland. Art by George Cruikshank.
Charming little early 19th century miniature aqautint print with original hand color.
Depicts a lively active social scene with many types of caricatures.
Minor light toning, but overall clean, lovely example.
Sheet measures c. 5 " H x 8 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 4 1/4" x 7 1/4".
Abbey, Travel in Aquatint 1770-1860 , 107.