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'Le diable-boiteux, - or - the devil upon two sticks, conveying John Bull to the land of promise'

20 of 24 portraits of Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)

'Le diable-boiteux, - or - the devil upon two sticks, conveying John Bull to the land of promise', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 8 February 1806 - NPG D12858 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Le diable-boiteux, - or - the devil upon two sticks, conveying John Bull to the land of promise'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 8 February 1806
13 5/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (346 mm x 245 mm) plate size; 14 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (361 mm x 264 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12858


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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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