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The sixth age shifts into the lean old Chelsea Pensioner, with cap-peak over nose and hands on knees, his annual breeks, well-worn, a world too wide for his shrunk shanks; and his once martial voice, turning again toward childish treble, pipes and wheeze

Harry Furniss (1854-1925)


Price
£750

Signed
Signed and inscribed 'The Artistic Joke'

Medium
Watercolour

Dimensions
14 ½ x 10 inches

Illustrated
Harry Furniss's Royal Academy, An Artistic Joke, London: The Typographical Etching Company, 1888, No 56,
'Shakespeare: Studio Version, the Seven Ages of the Model'

Exhibited
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1800-1992', Chris Beetles Gallery, November-December 1992, No 28

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