Cruikshank, George (1792-1878; English) & Mottram, Charles (1807-76; English)
The Worship of Bacchus, or The drinking customs of society… 1864
Engraving with etching, 55.7 x 98.4 cm irreg. (image), 61.1 x 98.4 irreg. (sheet, trimmed with platemark) (2nd copy)
Presented by the Belgian Government, 1868
National Gallery of Victoria (p.179.17-1)

This was apparently the second impression of this print acquired for the pre-Felton collection. For details, and a comparative reproduction of Cruikshank’s 1860-62 canvas, which this print reproduced, see * Cruikshank & Mottram The Worship of Bacchus 1864 {by 1865} Loc? [PR].


NGV 1894, p.105 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 2nd bay, no.5; not actually specifying the donor); not listed in NGV 1905 

See current NGV catalogue (not reproduced; noting the Belgian government as the donors)