James Gillray
English, 1757-1815
Published by: Hannah Humphrey

Weird Sisters: Ministers of Darkness, Minions of the Moon., 1791
Etching and aquatint in brownish-black ink with watercolor on cream wove paper with an E & P watermark and unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt)
Purchase, Timothy Cole Fund
Period: 18th c
Classification: Print
Dimensions: Image: 9 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (25.08 x 35.24 cm) Sheet: 10 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. (27.31 x 37.15 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Not signed, dated (LR): Publ Dec 23, 1791
Inscribed (LR): by H. Humphry - No 18. Old Bond Street; (UC): To H. Fuzeli Esqr. this attempt in the Caricatura-Sublime is respectfully dedicated.
Catalogue Raisonné: Wright and Evans 68
Exhibition History v
"James GIllray: Prints by the Eighteenth Century Master of Charicature," Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 15 November 1993 - 1 May 1994; "No Incidents but a Ghost and a Storm: European Prints and Drawings of the Romantic Period," Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 20 September - 15 December 1996; Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY SECOND SIGHT: Originality, Duplicity, and the Object January 14-April 10, 2005. Poughkeepsie, New York, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, "Mastering Light: From the Natural to the Artificial," April 11 - June 29, 2014.
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