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James Gillray

[English Illustrator, 1757-1815]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteJames Gillray at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings/watercolor collection online

Notable SiteNational Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
2 works online

Notable SiteJames Gillray at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
William V's Orangery, 1795

Notable SiteUnited Kingdom Parliament, London
36 works online

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
2 works online

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Gout, colored etching, 1799

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Political cartoon

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Basting of an ox

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

McCord Museum of Canadian History, Montreal, Quebec

National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Information about a 2007 exhibition of the artist's work

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

National Library of Australia, Canberra

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Princeton University, New Jersey
Images from the Princeton Library cartoon collection

Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Fat - Cattle

Tate Gallery, London, UK

James Gillray at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

University of Virginia Health Sciences Library
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJames Gillray in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteBildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Notable SiteJames Gillray in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The British Library, London, UK

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on James Gillray  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

London Review of Books
Review of an exhibition of Gillray's work at the Tate Britain

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Spartacus Educational Books

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The Liberty of the Subject
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The Plum Pudding in Danger, 1805
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Tales of Wonder
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Metallic-Tractors, satirical etching
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