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- subject matching 'Demons'

Gillray frequently deployed images of demons to communicate his ideas. In Coalition dance (NPG 12334) for example, the uneasy members of a political coalition dance to the tune of a small impish demon; in The gout (NPG 12692) a demon is used in a far more direct way to symbolise the extreme pain caused by the medical condition which was often the subject of eighteenth century humour.

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'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

'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

'The coalition' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox), by James Gillray, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D12991

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

by James Gillray, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 April 1783
NPG D12991

'The sick prince', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12365

'The sick prince'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 16 June 1787
NPG D12365

'Ancient music', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D13060

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1787
NPG D13060

Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe ('Black-Dick turn'd taylor'), by James Gillray, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D12371

Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe ('Black-Dick turn'd taylor')

by James Gillray, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 4 February 1788
NPG D12371

Philip Thicknesse ('Lieut Goverr Gall-Stone, inspired by Alecto; - or - the birth of Minerva'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13071

Philip Thicknesse ('Lieut Goverr Gall-Stone, inspired by Alecto; - or - the birth of Minerva')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching and aquatint, published 15 February 1790
NPG D13071

'Tom Paine's nightly pest' (Charles James Fox; Thomas Paine; Joseph Priestley), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12464

'Tom Paine's nightly pest' (Charles James Fox; Thomas Paine; Joseph Priestley)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 December 1792
NPG D12464

'The Bishop of a Tun's breeches; - or - the flaming eveque, purifying the house of office!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13011

'The Bishop of a Tun's breeches; - or - the flaming eveque, purifying the house of office!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 May 1792
NPG D13011

'The gout', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12692

'The gout'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured soft-ground etching, published 14 May 1799
NPG D12692

Napoléon Bonaparte ('The Corsican-pest; - or - Belzebub going to supper'), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13102

Napoléon Bonaparte ('The Corsican-pest; - or - Belzebub going to supper')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 6 October 1803
NPG D13102