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Napoleon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte')

4 of 84 portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 20 November 1798 - NPG D12666 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Napoleon Bonaparte ('Fighting for the dunghill: - or - Jack Tar settling Buonaparte')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 20 November 1798
10 1/4 in. x 14 1/2 in. (260 mm x 367 mm) plate size; 10 3/4 in. x 14 7/8 in. (272 mm x 377 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12666


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  • Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), Emperor of France 1804-14. Sitter associated with 84 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.