Charles Samuel Keene

Pencil and ink sketch titled ‘Hints for Pensive Puffs’

[c.1862]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Charles Samuel Keene 1823–1891
Title
Pencil and ink sketch titled ‘Hints for Pensive Puffs’
Date
[c.1862]
Medium
Pencil and ink on paper
Dimensions
111 × 178 mm
Description
Illustration for 'Punch'. Caption in ink, "Elder sister: 'Gus, there's your cousin Rosa sitting down. Why don't you ask her to dance?' Augustus, 'Well, I've danced with her twice already you know, and people are to [sic] disagreable if I trolled her out again they'd be sure to talk about it.'"
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased at Sotheby's, London, on 2 May 1980 (Lot 572).
Reference
TGA 805/3

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