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Art-Progress (litho)

Art-Progress (litho)


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Art-Progress (litho)

780237 Art-Progress (litho) by Leech, John (1817-64); Private Collection; (add.info.: Artist (!) " Now, mum! Take orf yer ead for sixpence, or yer ole body for a shillin !" ); The Stapleton Collection; English, out of copyright

Media ID 22736220

© The Stapleton Collection / Bridgeman Images

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The captivating lithograph titled "Art-Progress" by John Leech takes us back to the bustling streets of Victorian England. In this satirical scene, we are transported to a photographic studio where a lively exchange is taking place between a female customer and two salesmen. The artist's sharp wit shines through as he humorously captures the essence of the era. The cartoon-like print showcases the comical interaction between the characters. A signboard boldly advertises, "Now, mum! Take orf yer ead for sixpence, or yer ole body for a shillin!" This cheeky statement reflects the unconventional methods employed by street photographers in their quest for customers. Amidst this amusing chaos, we witness an array of details that bring life to the scene - from other customers browsing photographs in nearby galleries to passersby observing with curiosity. Leech's intricate engraving technique adds depth and texture to every element within the composition. This delightful artwork from The Stapleton Collection offers a glimpse into 19th-century London's vibrant street culture while simultaneously poking fun at societal norms and expectations. It serves as both an entertaining caricature and a historical document capturing an era when photography was still in its infancy. As we admire this charming piece from Fine Art Finder, we are reminded of how art can transcend time and provide us with glimpses into different periods of history – all while eliciting smiles along the way.

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