Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art
Person:
Wright, Thomas Fairholt, Frederick William
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1429385
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1434684
474 
Caricature 
of 
and 
Grotqfque 
What  in tlze mien, in the par, tlze crock ; 
Vlietlzer "twill rain or no, and -zulzaf: zfclark; 
Tlzusfram poor blruels gleaning information, 
To jEr've as future trenfurefor Me nation. 
So faid Peter Pindar; and in this mile king George was reprefented not 
nnfrequently in fatirical prints. On the Ioth of February Gillray 
ilinftrated the quality of"AH'ubility" in a pitture of one of thefe rullic 
encounters. The king and queen, taking their walk, have arrived at a 
cottage, where a very coarfe example of Englifh peafantry is feeding his 
pigs with wafh. The fcene is reprefented in our cut No. 227. The vacant 
Gare of the countryman betrays his confuhon at the rapid fL1cceHiQn of 
quefiions-" Well, friend, where a' you going, hay?-What's your name, 
hay?-Where do you live, hay P-hay?" In other prints the king is 
reprefented running into ludicrous adventures while hunting, an amuii:- 
ment
        

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