‘Though an angel should write, / still ’tis devils must print.’— Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
Many, if not most, of the images in this section (139 in total) are taken from Select Fables; with Cuts, Designed and Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick, and Others, prior to the Year 1784. Printed in Newcastle by S. Hodgson, 1820.
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The Devil’s Artisan would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.