Swann Auction Galleries : Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books

Twelve hand-coloured etchings by James Gillray, arguably the greatest caricaturist of the 18th century and father of the political cartoon, are coming up for auction on June 7 2018

Swann auction galleries
James Gillray, The Plumb-Pudding in Danger, hand-colored etching, London, 1805.

Gillray at his greatest – early political cartoons expected to fetch thousands of dollars at auction

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