About This Artwork

James Gillray (English, 1756-1815)
published by Hannah Humphrey (English, c. 1745-1818)

"Oh! that this too too solid flesh would melt.", published March 20, 1791

Etching in dark brown, with stipling and handcoloring, on cream wove paper
180 x 196 mm (image); 219 x 245 mm (plate); 227 x 257 mm (sheet)

Gift of Thomas F. Furness in memory of William McCallin McKee, 1928.1404

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