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'Democracy; - or - a sketch of the life of Buonaparte' (Napoleon Bonaparte; Lucien Bonaparte; Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès)

12 of 84 portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte

'Democracy; - or - a sketch of the life of Buonaparte' (Napoleon Bonaparte; Lucien Bonaparte; Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 12 May 1800 - NPG D12735 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Democracy; - or - a sketch of the life of Buonaparte' (Napoleon Bonaparte; Lucien Bonaparte; Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 May 1800
12 1/8 in. x 18 3/8 in. (309 mm x 467 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12735


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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.