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A Connoisseur Examining a Cooper

Artist:
James Gillray (British, Chelsea 1756–1815 London)
Publisher:
Hannah Humphrey (London)
Date:
June 18, 1792
Medium:
Hand-colored etching and stipple engraving, brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/2 x 9 in. (31.8 x 22.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Philip van Ingen, 1942
Accession Number:
42.121(20)
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "J-s G-y del et fecit, ad vivam"

Inscription: in plate: "Pub-d June 18th 1792 by H. Humphrey No 18, Old Bond Street"
Powersby, "First Life Guards, 1861" (British); Mary Boydell; Donor: Dr. Philip van Ingen (American, 1875–1953)
Wright & Evans 84; British Museum Satires VI.8107; Grego, p. 148; reprint, G.W.G. (1830) I.24.
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