Alderman Whittington afflicted with the gout
[Anon., London, n.d., c.1697.]
Engraving, scarce frontispiece to 'The Art of cuckoldom, or, The intrigues of the city-wives'. Trimmed within plate, close to image.
Jacob Jordaens' famous image of the elderly fool and his cat (previously engraved by Alexander Voet, see Hollstein 12), here appropriated to satirise Sir Richard Whittington (c.1354 – 1423), Alderman of London, thrice Lord Mayor.
BM:2006,U.1016, See Cambridge University Library B125:2.9.Reel 8:5.
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