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'Stealing off; - or - prudent secession'

14 of 113 portraits of Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

'Stealing off; - or - prudent secession', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 6 November 1798 - NPG D12665 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Stealing off; - or - prudent secession'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 6 November 1798
10 1/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (258 mm x 363 mm) plate size; 10 3/4 in. x 15 1/8 in. (274 mm x 383 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12665


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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.

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