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'Dido forsaken'

13 of 80 portraits of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville

'Dido forsaken', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores, published 21 May 1787 - NPG D12994 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Dido forsaken'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 21 May 1787
10 3/4 in. x 14 5/8 in. (274 mm x 371 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12994


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  • Samuel William Fores (baptised 1761-1838), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 64 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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