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We have a wonderful satirical hand coloured print for sale by that master of satire and invective, James Gillray. In the eighteenth century two giants held sway in the field of satire, Hogarth and Gillray. Until recently Hogarth was recognized as the greater figure, but recently the position seems to have changed to Gillray, an extraordinary caricaturist and political satirist. He brilliantly made fun of the monarchy, especially George III and George IV and other leading political and well known figures.

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We are delighted to report that Grand Auctions set a new auction record for prints by HRH Prince Charles in our September sale. The two most popular subjects were Balmoral (pictured above) and Sandringham (pictured below), both of which made £1,800 hammer.

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  • Posted by Jonathan Riley

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