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- set matching 'William Daniell soft-ground etchings after Dance'
by William Daniell, after George Dance
soft-ground etching, (February 1793)
10 3/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (272 mm x 201 mm) plate size; 17 3/4 in. x 11 in. (438 mm x 278 mm) paper size
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- Thomas Banks (1735-1805), Sculptor. Sitter in 7 portraits, Artist associated with 4 portraits.
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Current affairsWhig MP Charles Grey enters a motion for parliamentary reform but is defeated in the House of Commons.
Art and scienceRadical philosopher William Godwin publishes Political Justice, an inflamatory document that promoted rational anarchism. This crystallised a wider feeling that a new era of world peace and progress was beginning.
Sir William Beechey is appointed Portrait Painter to her Majesty, Queen Charlotte.
InternationalLouis XVI and Marie-Antoinette are executed and the Reign of Terror begins.
France declares war on Britain, Holland and then Spain. William Pitt addresses the House of Commons and Britain hesitantly joins the first coalition of anti-revolutionary European states to oppose the French threat.
Attack on Corsica in which Captain Horatio Nelson loses an eye.
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