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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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'Sir Richard Worse-than-sly, exposing his wife's bottom; - o fye!', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12980

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

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 March 1782
NPG D12980

'The thunderer' (King George IV; Sir Banastre Tarleton, Bt), by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12981

'The thunderer' (King George IV; Sir Banastre Tarleton, Bt)

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 20 August 1782
NPG D12981

'Changing places; - alias; Fox stinking the badger out of his nest', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12982

'Changing places; - alias; Fox stinking the badger out of his nest'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1782
NPG D12982

'The minister in. The minister out' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12983

'The minister in. The minister out' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1782
NPG D12983

Seymour Dorothy, Lady Worsley ('A peep into Lady W!!!!!y's seraglio'), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12984

Seymour Dorothy, Lady Worsley ('A peep into Lady W!!!!!y's seraglio')

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 29 April 1782
NPG D12984

'Evacuation before resignation', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12985

'Evacuation before resignation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 May 1782
NPG D12985

'The kettle hooting the porridge-pot' (William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (Lord Shelburne); Charles James Fox), by James Gillray, published by  P.J. Leatherhead - NPG D12986

'The kettle hooting the porridge-pot' (William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (Lord Shelburne); Charles James Fox)

by James Gillray, published by P.J. Leatherhead
hand-coloured etching, published 23 July 1782
NPG D12986

'The castle in the moon', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12987

'The castle in the moon'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 August 1782
NPG D12987

'Scene le vrog house', by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12988

'Scene le vrog house'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 3 September 1782
NPG D12988

'The Times, Anno 1783', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D9075

'The Times, Anno 1783'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
etching, published 14 April 1783
NPG D9075

'The nabob rumbled or a Lord Advocates amusement' (Captain Rumbold; Sir Thomas Rumbold; Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville), by James Gillray, published by  Elizabeth d'Achery - NPG D12317

'The nabob rumbled or a Lord Advocates amusement' (Captain Rumbold; Sir Thomas Rumbold; Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville)

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 21 January 1783
NPG D12317

'Paridise regain'd' (King George IV; Charles James Fox; Mary Robinson (née Darby)), probably by James Gillray, published by  J. Langham - NPG D12329

'Paridise regain'd' (King George IV; Charles James Fox; Mary Robinson (née Darby))

probably by James Gillray, published by J. Langham
hand-coloured etching, published 20 February 1783
NPG D12329

'Neithe[r] war nor peace!' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Edmund Burke), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12331

'Neithe[r] war nor peace!' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Edmund Burke)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 9 March 1783
NPG D12331

'A warm birth for the old administration', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12332

'A warm birth for the old administration'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 2 April 1783
NPG D12332

'The lord of the vineyard', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12333

'The lord of the vineyard'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 3 April 1783
NPG D12333

'Coalition dance' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox; Edmund Burke), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12334

'Coalition dance' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox; Edmund Burke)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 April 1783
NPG D12334

'Balaam, - or the majesty of the people', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12335

'Balaam, - or the majesty of the people'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 April 1783
NPG D12335

'The Times, Anno 1783', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12336

'The Times, Anno 1783'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 April 1783
NPG D12336

'The cole-heavers' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12337

'The cole-heavers' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 April 1783
NPG D12337

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