GILLRAY, James (after)Destruction of the French gun-boats- or- Little Boney & his Friend Talley in high Glee. (Halle, Societäts-, Buch- und Kunsthandlung, 1804)

Plate: 175 x 229mm; Sheet: 182 x 252mm; Hand-coloured etching; upper margin cut close, old folds

Napoleon sits on the shoulders of Talleyrand and watching the desctruction of the French fleet by the British navy. This is a reduced version of Gillray’s caricature published in 1803 by Hannah Humphrey.

Broadley E 24; – cf. BM Satires 10125; Broadley A 271; Arenenberg 21 (for the Humphrey issue)

EUR 300,-