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Egalité ci devant noble

Title
Egalité [graphic] : ci devant noble / JS [monogram] f.
Publication
[London] : Publd. 12th May 1794 by H. Humphrey, [12 May 1794]
Physical Description
1 print : soft-ground etching ; plate mark 21.4 x 17.6 cm, on sheet 26 x 20 cm
Medium
wove paper.
Local Notes
Temporary local subject terms: French republicans -- Members of the Opposition.
Notes
Title etched below image.
Signed with the monogram of James Sayers.
One of eight satirical portraits in the series "Illustrious heads designed for a new history of republicanism ..."; see British Museum catalogue.
Plate numbered "8" in upper right corner.
Provenance
Bequeathed by James Sayers to his sister and later given to Lord Eldon. Purchased from Christie's sale of Fine Books and Manuscripts, lot 305, 19 June 2012, with Lord Eldon's notebook (now LWL Mss Vol. 202).
Summary
"A head of Grafton in profile to the right."--British Museum online catalogue.
Variant and related titles
Illustrious heads designed for a new history of republicanism in French & English, dedicated to the Opposition.
Format
Images
Language
English
Added to Catalog
October 01, 2007
References
Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum, v. 7, no. 8457
Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 2, page 364
Genre/Form
Portrait prints.
Satires (Visual works) - England - 1794.
Soft-ground etchings - England - London - 1794.
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