The Garden of Paradise – or Comforts of a Bed of Roses
|Exhibitor||Guy Peppiatt Fine Art Ltd|
|Artist||James Gillray (1757-1815)|
|Medium||Pen and brown and black ink and red and black chalks over pencil|
|Size||335 x 240 mm. (13 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)|
|Further information||Inscribed on border lower left: The Garden of Paradise or the happy pair reposing upon their Bed of [roses]/vide Lord Castlere[agh] and further inscribed upper left, also a later inscription on the mount: To Horace Bleackley this original design/the immortal Gillray – his friend AM Broadley/Dec 2 1911.|
A rare drawing by the caricaturist James Gillray, drawn when he was beginning to go mad.