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'The devil to pay; - the wife metamorphos'd, or Neptune reposing, after fording the Jordan'

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'The devil to pay; - the wife metamorphos'd, or Neptune reposing, after fording the Jordan', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 24 October 1791 - NPG D13006 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The devil to pay; - the wife metamorphos'd, or Neptune reposing, after fording the Jordan'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 October 1791
9 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (250 mm x 349 mm) plate size; 10 1/2 in. x 14 7/8 in. (268 mm x 377 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13006


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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.