Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 379

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
(SATIRE.) 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

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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.