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'Disciples catching the mantle: - the spirit of darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal'

19 of 51 portraits of Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

'Disciples catching the mantle: - the spirit of darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, published 25 June 1808 - NPG D13116 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'Disciples catching the mantle: - the spirit of darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 June 1808
15 3/4 in. x 13 3/8 in. (400 mm x 341 mm) plate size; 16 1/4 in. x 14 in. (414 mm x 355 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1947
Reference Collection
NPG D13116


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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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