Shakespeare sacrificed, or The Offering to Avarice

Details

  • Title

    Shakespeare sacrificed, or The Offering to Avarice

  • Artist/maker

    James Gillray (1757 - 1818) (printmaker)
  • Associated people

    James Aitken (active 1788 - 1801) (publisher)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1789
  • Material and technique

    etching and aquatint

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    plate 49.8 x 37.9 cm trimmed (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2003.Douce.2996

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Further reading

Stephens, Frederic George, George, Mary Dorothy, Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum (London, 1870), 7584

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