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'Dilettanti-theatricals: - or - a peep at the green room'

16 of 24 portraits of Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)

'Dilettanti-theatricals: - or - a peep at the green room', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 18 February 1803 - NPG D13099 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Dilettanti-theatricals: - or - a peep at the green room'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured soft-ground etching, published 18 February 1803
12 5/8 in. x 19 1/2 in. (320 mm x 496 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13099


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Artistsback to top

  • 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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Linked publicationsback to top

  • Perry, Gill (introduction) Roach, Joseph (appreciation) and West, Shearer (appreciation), The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons, 2011 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 October 2011 to 8 January 2012), pp. 126-127