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George Tierney ('Le boureau')

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George Tierney ('Le boureau'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 18 April 1798 - NPG D12641 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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George Tierney ('Le boureau')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple and etching, published 18 April 1798
10 1/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (261 mm x 194 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 8 3/4 in. (299 mm x 223 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12641


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Sitterback to top

  • George Tierney (1761-1830), Politician; MP for several constituencies. Sitter associated with 48 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • 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.

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