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'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!'

1 of 3 portraits of Sir Richard Worsley, 7th Bt

'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!', by James Gillray, published by  H. Brown, published 14 March 1782 - NPG D12979 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!'

by James Gillray, published by H. Brown
etching, published 14 March 1782
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 14 3/4 in. x 10 1/2 in. (374 mm x 267 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12979


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  • H. Brown (active 1782). Artist associated with 2 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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  • NPG D12980: 'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!' (another version)

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