Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Silenus
With other figures Miscellaneous
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsMonkeyIn satirical contexts
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Scholars SpecificKing, William (of Christ Church, Oxford, fl. 1732)
SOCIAL LIFE
Humour and invective
SatirePoliticalEnglish
Further details
cat. Brit. Mus. Satires II.1873, no. 1515, the seated man is said to represent Dr William King, Christ Church, Oxford, the fruit may refer to Pope's Silenus in the Dunciad, Book IV.490, said to have been intended for Dr T Gordon, editor of the 'Independent Whig'
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1709
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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