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'Cicero in Catilinam'

2 of 3 portraits of John Ley

'Cicero in Catilinam', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell, published 17 March 1785 - NPG D12236 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Cicero in Catilinam'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 17 March 1785
13 5/8 in. x 11 1/4 in. (345 mm x 285 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 11 3/4 in. (368 mm x 299 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1905
Reference Collection
NPG D12236


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Artistsback to top

  • Thomas Cornell (active 1780-1792). Artist associated with 59 portraits.
  • James Sayers (1748-1823), Artist. Artist associated with 188 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

Sittersback to top

  • Charles Wolfran Cornwall (1735-1789), Speaker of the House of Commons. Sitter associated with 7 portraits.
  • Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.
  • Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford (1732-1792), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 63 portraits.
  • John Hatsell (1743-1820), Clerk of the House of Commons. Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • John Ley (died 1814), Clerk Assistant and Deputy Clerk of the House of Commons. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • William Pitt (1759-1806), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 167 portraits.