CAPTION: A Love-Agony. Design by Maudle. (With Verses by Jelleby Postlethwaite, who is also said to have sat for the Picture.)
The cartoon depicts an androgynous Wildean figure coupled with allusions to Whistler: his butterfly motif and the W configuration of the bird. The cartoonist, George du Maurier, continued his parody of the Aesthetic Movement with references to other popular satires.
Punch June 5th, 1880, p254