Home > Artists > Sir John Tenniel > Artwork

(click image to enlarge)


Vulcan's Best Customer Peace: 'Not doing much I suppose, Mr Vulcan?' Vulcan: 'Doing? Thanks to you, miss, I've a'most more work than I can manage.'

Sir John Tenniel (1820-1914)


Price
£1,450

Signed
Signed with monogram

Medium
Pencil

Dimensions
6 ¼ x 8 ¼ inches

Provenance
From the collection of Mary Green (née Tenniel), the artist's
sister, and thence by family descent

Illustrated
Punch, 29 September 1866, Page 133

Exhibited
'The Illustrators. The British Art of Illustration 1800-2013', Chris Beetles Gallery, November 2013-January 2014, No 350

The overmastering success of the Prussian needle-gun in the Austro-Prussian War had given an immense impetus to the manufacture of arms of precision.


Related Artwork