The Wolf and the Lamb

William Mulready, RA 1786-1863

C. W. Sharpe, engraver

Oil on panel

24 x 20 inches

Source: 1856 Art-Journal

Parodied by John Doyle as early as 1838, this well-known painting was also parodied by Linely Sambourne in 1890. See below for commentary, and mouse over thre text for links.

  • Linley Sambourn's cartoon, The Wolf and the Lamb
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