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'Citizens visiting the Bastille' (John Courtenay; Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt)

11 of 14 portraits of John Courtenay

'Citizens visiting the Bastille' (John Courtenay; Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 16 January 1799 - NPG D12676 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Citizens visiting the Bastille' (John Courtenay; Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 January 1799
13 7/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (352 mm x 262 mm) plate size; 14 3/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (364 mm x 271 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12676


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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.