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William Pitt

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William Pitt, by James Gillray, 1789 - NPG 135a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Pitt

by James Gillray
watercolour, 1789
9 in. x 6 3/4 in. (229 mm x 171 mm)
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Primary Collection
NPG 135a


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Sitterback to top

  • William Pitt (1759-1806), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 167 portraits.

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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Bayly, Christopher, The Raj: India and the British 1600-1947, 1990 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 19 October 1990 - 17 March 1991), p. 125
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 496
  • Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 391