An ill man next to his empty hearth tormented by the miseries of life

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An ill man next to his empty hearth tormented by the miseries of life; presented surrounded by assorted chastising demons. Coloured etching by G Cruikshank, 1835. The room is littered with bills for medicine, etc.; three paintings depicting scenes of strife hang on the wall. Created 1 August 1835. Sadness. Devil. Painting. Costume – History (- 19th century). House furnishings – Great Britain (- 19th century). Contributors: George Cruikshank (1792–1878). Work ID: cgm9kxan.

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