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'Gloria Mundi, or - the Devil addressing the sun'

10 of 63 portraits of William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne

'Gloria Mundi, or - the Devil addressing the sun', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey, published 22 July 1782 - NPG D12310 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Gloria Mundi, or - the Devil addressing the sun'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 July 1782
13 7/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (352 mm x 248 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12310


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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • William Humphrey (1742?-before 1815), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 69 portraits.