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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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'Irish gratitude' (Henry Flood?; Henry Grattan; Edmond Sexton Pery, Viscount Pery), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12307

'Irish gratitude' (Henry Flood?; Henry Grattan; Edmond Sexton Pery, Viscount Pery)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1782
NPG D12307

'St George and the dragon' (Charles James Fox; George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12308

'St George and the dragon' (Charles James Fox; George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1782
NPG D12308

'Monuments lately discovered on Salisbury Plain', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12309

'Monuments lately discovered on Salisbury Plain'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 June 1782
NPG D12309

'Gloria Mundi, or - the Devil addressing the sun', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12310

'Gloria Mundi, or - the Devil addressing the sun'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 July 1782
NPG D12310

'The Jubilee', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12311

'The Jubilee'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 2 August 1782
NPG D12311

'The v[ictualling] committee framing a report', by James Gillray - NPG D12312

'The v[ictualling] committee framing a report'

by James Gillray
etching, published 12 August 1782
NPG D12312

Edmund Burke ('Cincinnatus in retirement'), by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12313

Edmund Burke ('Cincinnatus in retirement')

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 23 August 1782
NPG D12313

'The W[estminster] just-asses a braying - or - the downfall of the E. O. table', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12314

'The W[estminster] just-asses a braying - or - the downfall of the E. O. table'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 26 August 1782
NPG D12314

'Jove in his chair', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12315

'Jove in his chair'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 11 September 1782
NPG D12315

Sir Francis Buller, 1st Bt ('Judge Thumb'), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12316

Sir Francis Buller, 1st Bt ('Judge Thumb')

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 27 November 1782
NPG D12316

'The discarded viceroy silenced' (Charles James Fox and two others), by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12320

'The discarded viceroy silenced' (Charles James Fox and two others)

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 22 May 1782
NPG D12320

'Rodney triumphant - or - Admiral Lee Shore in the dumps', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12321

'Rodney triumphant - or - Admiral Lee Shore in the dumps'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 31 May 1782
NPG D12321

'Malagrida and conspirators, consulting the ghost of Oliver Cromwell', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12323

'Malagrida and conspirators, consulting the ghost of Oliver Cromwell'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published June 1782
NPG D12323

'Guy Vaux', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12324

'Guy Vaux'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published circa June 1782
NPG D12324

'A modern antique', probably by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12325

'A modern antique'

probably by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 26 November 1782
NPG D12325

Lady Cecilia Johnston ('St Cecilia'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12326

Lady Cecilia Johnston ('St Cecilia')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 April 1782
NPG D12326

William Parsons, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12967

William Parsons

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 4 May 1782
NPG D12967

'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!', by James Gillray, published by  H. Brown - NPG D12979

'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!'

by James Gillray, published by H. Brown
etching, published 14 March 1782
NPG D12979

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