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'Light expelling darkness, - evaporation of stygian exhalations, - or - the sun of the constitution, rising superior to the clouds of opposition'

7 of 35 portraits of Michael Angelo Taylor

'Light expelling darkness, - evaporation of stygian exhalations, - or - the sun of the constitution, rising superior to the clouds of opposition', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 30 April 1795 - NPG D13083 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Light expelling darkness, - evaporation of stygian exhalations, - or - the sun of the constitution, rising superior to the clouds of opposition'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, soft-ground etching and engraving, published 30 April 1795
14 in. x 18 1/4 in. (355 mm x 462 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13083


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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.

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