A Fine Caricature of Erskine as a Revolutionary Avocat by Gillray Gillray, James [1756/57-1815]. [Erskine, Thomas, First Baron Erskine (1750-1823)]. L'Avocat De La Republique. London: Hannah Humphrey, 21 May 1798. Reissue. London: Thomas McLean, 1840. Attractively glazed and matted 10" x 7-1/2" colored lithograph in handsome 18" x 15-1/2" wooden frame, small brass plaque to center of bottom. Light toning to margins, image vivid. An attractive piece. $500. * Second issue. Plate 7 from the series French Habits. Gillray, a British caricaturist and printmaker, was famous for his political and social satires. Most of his work was published from 1792 to 1810. French Habits is a 12-plate folio depicting leading members of the Whig Party as leaders of France's revolutionary government.
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