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George Cruikshank

Stale Mate,-

London, G Humphrey March 10th. 1824


Original hand colouring

120 x 155 mm

Trimmed to decorative border.


Husband and wife sit in a luxurious breakfast parlour, turning their backs on each other and the table. She caresses a cat, facing an empty grate (right); he is absorbed in a newspaper.