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

Le Coup de Maitre

Date:
1797
Medium:
Etching, hand-colored on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 10 3/8 x 14 3/16 inches (26.4 x 36 cm) and Image: 10 1/16 x 14 inches (25.5 x 35.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Js Gy Fecit Pubd Novr 14, 1797 by H Humphrey 27 st James's street London | Le Coup de Maitre. ___ This Print Copied from the French Original, is dedicated to the London Corresponding Society."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.896
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breeches | caricature | cockade | constitution | dagger | hat | historical subject | humor | legislation | man | parody | pistol | political | politician | ribbon | satire | shooting range | soldier | target | tree | vest
Associated People:
Fox, Charles James (1749–1806), politician
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43708
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