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- subject matching 'Collectors and connoisseurs'

The foibles of rich men form a rich area for satire and Gillray often targeted art collectors. In A cognocenti contemplating ye beauties of ye antique (D12755), he used objects associated with Sir William Hamilton's interest in the antique to make fun of his domestic situation: at this time his wife Emma was having an affair with Nelson. On the table in front of Hamilton is a broken bust of Lais, an ancient Greek courtesan, representing Emma. Emma and Nelson are also shown on the wall in contemporary portraits labelled 'Cleopatra' and 'Mark Antony', while Hamilton's own image, labelled 'Claudius', is in a frame surmounted by cuckold's horns.

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John Boydell ('The monster broke loose - or - a peep into the Shakespeare Gallery'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12418

John Boydell ('The monster broke loose - or - a peep into the Shakespeare Gallery')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 26 April 1791
NPG D12418

'A Connoisseur examining a Cooper' (Oliver Cromwell (in portrait); King George III), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12459

'A Connoisseur examining a Cooper' (Oliver Cromwell (in portrait); King George III)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 18 June 1792
NPG D12459

'A peep at Christies; - or - tally-ho, and his Nimeny-pimmeney taking the morning lounge', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12577

'A peep at Christies; - or - tally-ho, and his Nimeny-pimmeney taking the morning lounge'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 24 September 1796
NPG D12577

Unknown man, by James Gillray - NPG D12752

Unknown man

by James Gillray
pencil, circa 1800-1810
NPG D12752

A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique (Emma Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D35272

A Cognocenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique (Emma Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 February 1801
NPG D35272

A Cognocenti Contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique (Emma Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12755

A Cognocenti Contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique (Emma Hamilton; Horatio Nelson; Sir William Hamilton)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 February 1801
NPG D12755

Sir William Hamilton ('From Sir William Hamilton's collection'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12761

Sir William Hamilton ('From Sir William Hamilton's collection')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 8 May 1801
NPG D12761

Caleb Whitefoord, by James Gillray - NPG D12750

Caleb Whitefoord

by James Gillray
black ink, circa 1807
NPG D12750

William Baillie, by James Gillray - NPG D12751

William Baillie

by James Gillray
black ink, circa 1807
NPG D12751

'Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Moreland's', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12897

'Connoisseurs examining a collection of George Moreland's'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 16 November 1807
NPG D12897

'Very slippy weather', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, after  John Sneyd - NPG D12901

'Very slippy weather'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey, after John Sneyd
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 10 February 1808
NPG D12901

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland ('Mæcenas, in pursuit of the fine arts'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12907

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland ('Mæcenas, in pursuit of the fine arts')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 May 1808
NPG D12907