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'Amsterdam in a dam'd predicament, - or - the last scene of the Republican pantomime'

3 of 17 portraits of Louis XVI, King of France

'Amsterdam in a dam'd predicament, - or - the last scene of the Republican pantomime', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores, published 1 November 1787 - NPG D12995 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Amsterdam in a dam'd predicament, - or - the last scene of the Republican pantomime'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1 November 1787
12 7/8 in. x 17 3/8 in. (328 mm x 442 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D12995


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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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