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      Sale 2464 | Lot 384
      Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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      • Sale 2464 Lot 384

        GILLRAY, JAMES. The Plumb-Pudding in Danger;__or__State Epicures Taking un Petit Souper. Hand-colored etching on wove paper. 10 3/8x14 3/8 inches sheet size, margins at platemark; original hand-color; mineral pigments oxidized, plate-cleaning ghost image on verso. London: H. Humphrey, 1805

        Estimate $8,000 - 12,000

        Very fine example of one of Gillray's most famous satirical images. Napoleon and William Pitt carve themselves a large portion of the globe, each hungrily vying for international political dominance. BM Satires 10371; Wright, page 316.

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