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Creator:
James Gillray, 1757–1815, British
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British
Title:

Introduction of Citizen Volpone - and His Suite, at Paris

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
9 7/8 × 13 3/4 inches (25.1 × 34.9 cm) and 9 3/8 × 13 3/4 inches (23.8 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image: "Trial of | O'Connor | at Maid | Original | Jacobin | Manu | scripts | Revolutionary | ODES | by Citizen | Bow-ba | -dara | Intelligence | for the | Morning | Chronicle"; lettered below image: "J's Gillray-inv't & fec't | Introduction of Citizen Volpone & his Suite, at Paris. _ Vide. The Monitor & Cobbetts Letters | Publish'd Nov'r 15th 1802 by H. Humphrey - | - No. 27 St. James's Street - London"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.792
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Vassall, Henry Richard Fox, 3rd Baron Holland (1773 - 1840), politician and writer
Napoleon I (1769–1821), Emperor of the French
Adair, Sir Robert (1763–1855), British politician and diplomat
Erskine, Thomas, first Baron Erskine (1750–1823), British politician
Fox, Charles James (1749–1806), politician
Cobbett, William (1763–1835), political writer and farmer
Armistead, Elizabeth Bridget [née Cane; married name Fox] (1750–1842), courtesan
Fox, Elizabeth Vassall [née Elizabeth Vassall], Lady Holland (ca. 1771–1845), British political and literary hostess
O'Connor [formerly Conner; afterwards Condorcet-O'Connor], Arthur (1763–1852), Irish nationalist and political theorist
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43373
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British Museum, Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, 11 volumes in 12, British Museum Publications, London, no. 9892, NE55 G7 L63 A52 1978 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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