James Gillray (British, 1757-1815) Midas, Transmuting all into (Gold) Paper Etching, 1797, with hand
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James Gillray (British, 1757-1815) Midas, Transmuting all into (Gold) Paper Etching, 1797, with hand colouring, on watermarked laid paper, published by H Humphrey, London; 2mm whole lower margin, paper loss extreme lower right corner, some surface creases, otherwise in good condition, 350 x 248mm (13 3/4 x 9 3/4in)(PL)(unframed)
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James Gillray (British, 1757-1815)
Midas, Transmuting all into (Gold) Paper
Etching, 1797, with hand colouring, on watermarked laid paper, published by H Humphrey, London; 2mm whole lower margin, paper loss extreme lower right corner, some surface creases, otherwise in good condition, 350 x 248mm (13 3/4 x 9 3/4in)(PL)(unframed)
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