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'Ancient music'

11 of 19 portraits of Isaac Barré

'Ancient music', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores, published 10 May 1787 - NPG D13060 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1787
16 1/2 in. x 21 3/8 in. (420 mm x 543 mm) plate size; 16 3/4 in. x 21 7/8 in. (427 mm x 556 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13060


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  • Samuel William Fores (baptised 1761-1838), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 63 portraits.
  • James Gillray (1756-1815), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 881 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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Related worksback to top

  • NPG D14861: 'Ancient music' (impression from same plate as)