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'The grand-signor retiring'

3 of 5 portraits of George Bussy Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey

'The grand-signor retiring', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 25 May 1796 - NPG D13024 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The grand-signor retiring'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 May 1796
10 in. x 13 3/4 in. (253 mm x 350 mm) plate size; 10 3/8 in. x 14 1/4 in. (262 mm x 363 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13024


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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.