Grimaldi's Tandem in the Comic Pantomime of the Golden Fish.
Pub Feb 11 1812 by T. Palser Bridge Road Lambeth.
Coloured etching. 235 x 350mm (9¼ x 13¾"). Watermarked 1809. Trimmed within plate top and bottom.
Joseph Grimaldi (1778 - 1837), the famous actor and clown, in a wicker wagon drawn by two springer spaniels with cockerels standing on their harnesses, in 'Harlequin and Padmanaba, or, The Golden Fish'. Grimaldi has the white face with a red triangle on his cheek, the signature look of his 'Joey' clown.
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