'The Charming Brute, (A satire on Handel)', 1754. Artist: Unknown
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'The Charming Brute, (A satire on Handel)', 1754. The German composer Handel, here depicted as a pig, had a huge appetite. Here he is at his organ, sitting on a barrel of ale, surrounded by poultry, bottles, fish and oysters. Illustration from Social Caricature in the Eighteenth Century ... With over two hundred illustrations by George Paston [pseudonym of Emily Morse Symonds], (London, 1905).