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'Oppositions attempt to raise the dead'

15 of 162 portraits of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

'Oppositions attempt to raise the dead', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell, published 17 March 1788 - NPG D12240 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'Oppositions attempt to raise the dead'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 17 March 1788
7 7/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (201 mm x 162 mm) plate size; 8 3/4 in. x 7 1/8 in. (221 mm x 181 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1905
Reference Collection
NPG D12240


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