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'The managers in distress' (John Courtenay; Charles James Fox; James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn; Edmund Burke)

6 of 13 portraits of James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn

'The managers in distress' (John Courtenay; Charles James Fox; James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn; Edmund Burke), by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell, published 11 April 1788 - NPG D12247 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'The managers in distress' (John Courtenay; Charles James Fox; James St Clair-Erskine, 2nd Earl of Rosslyn; Edmund Burke)

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
soft-ground etching, published 11 April 1788
6 3/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (170 mm x 183 mm) plate size; 7 1/2 in. x 8 in. (190 mm x 202 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1905
Reference Collection
NPG D12247


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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.