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Cicero in Catilinam

James Sayers (British, 1748–1823)

Publisher:
Published by Thomas Cornell (London)
Date:
March 17, 1785
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 13 7/16 x 11 1/4 in. (34.2 x 28.6 cm) sheet: 14 1/8 x 11 15/16 in. (35.8 x 30.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.888-29
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: in plate lower left below image: "J S f"

    Inscription: in plate lower right: "publ-d 17th March 1785 by Tho-s Cornell Brunton Street"; the title at center below image, below which: "Quousque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra? quamdiu etiam/ furor iste tuus nos eludet? &c &c"

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    British Museum Satires VI.6784

  • References

    Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Ex. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, cat. no. 122, 160-161, ill.



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