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'The theatrical war'

12 of 162 portraits of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

'The theatrical war', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores, published 30 June 1787 - NPG D12366 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The theatrical war'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 30 June 1787
6 1/2 in. x 10 in. (164 mm x 255 mm) plate size; 6 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (175 mm x 265 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12366


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  • Samuel William Fores (baptised 1761-1838), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 63 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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