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Thomas Paine

4 of 11 portraits of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 23 May 1791 - NPG D12420 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Thomas Paine

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1791
14 in. x 9 7/8 in. (355 mm x 250 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 10 3/8 in. (367 mm x 262 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12420


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  • Thomas Paine (1737-1809), Author of 'The Rights of Man'. Sitter in 11 portraits.

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  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • Hannah Humphrey (active 1778-1822), Publisher and printseller. Artist associated with 717 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.