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James Gillray

(1756-1815), Caricaturist

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist associated with 881 portraits
Gillray was the greatest and most definitive satirist of the age, producing caricatures of politics and social life, often directed at the Royal Family.

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'Phaeton alarm'd!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13115

'Phaeton alarm'd!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 22 March 1808
NPG D13115

'Disciples catching the mantle: - the spirit of darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13116

'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
NPG D13116

'Very slippy weather', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, after  John Sneyd - NPG D13700

'Very slippy weather'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey, after John Sneyd
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 10 February 1808
NPG D13700

'Theatrical mendicants, relieved', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12915

'Theatrical mendicants, relieved'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 15 January 1809
NPG D12915

'Pillars of the constitution' (Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Charles Howard, 11th Duke of Norfolk), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12916

'Pillars of the constitution' (Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Charles Howard, 11th Duke of Norfolk)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 February 1809
NPG D12916

'Pandora opening her box', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12917

'Pandora opening her box'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 22 February 1809
NPG D12917

'Orange jumper', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12918

'Orange jumper'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 6 March 1809
NPG D12918

Sir David Dundas ('A portrait'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12919

Sir David Dundas ('A portrait')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 17 March 1809
NPG D12919

'Venus a la coquelle; - or the Swan-sea Venus', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12920

'Venus a la coquelle; - or the Swan-sea Venus'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 28 March 1809
NPG D12920

'Overthrow of the Republican-Babel', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12921

'Overthrow of the Republican-Babel'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 May 1809
NPG D12921

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12922

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1809
NPG D12922

'True reform of Parliament, - i.e. - patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in New Palace Yard', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12923

'True reform of Parliament, - i.e. - patriots lighting a revolutionary-bonfire in New Palace Yard'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 June 1809
NPG D12923

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 1' (William Cobbett), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12924

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 1' (William Cobbett)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12924

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 2' (William Cobbett), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12925

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 2' (William Cobbett)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12925

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 3' (William Cobbett), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12926

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 3' (William Cobbett)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12926

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 4' (William Cobbett), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12927

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 4' (William Cobbett)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12927

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 5' (William Cobbett; Sir Charles Morgan (né Gould), 1st Bt), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12928

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 5' (William Cobbett; Sir Charles Morgan (né Gould), 1st Bt)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12928

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 6', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12929

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 6'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12929

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 7', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12930

'The life of William Cobbett - written by himself. No 7'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 September 1809
NPG D12930

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