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In a room filled with skulls of the famous, the phrenologist Gall examines William Pitt the Younger and Gustavus IV, the King of Sweden, both currently plagued by Napoleon. Coloured etching, 1806.
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In a room filled with skulls of the famous, the phrenologist Gall examines William Pitt the Younger and Gustavus IV, the King of Sweden, both currently plagued by Napoleon. Coloured etching, 1806., result 1 of 1

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In a room filled with skulls of the famous, the phrenologist Gall examines William Pitt the Younger and Gustavus IV, the King of Sweden, both currently plagued by Napoleon. Coloured etching, 1806.
Work Type
Caricatures. Etchings.
Material
etching, with watercolour ;
Measurements
platemark 26 x 29.1 cm
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Pitt the Younger had a chequered ministry and was prime minister during the war with France in 1793. Gustavus IV was also an opponent of Napoleon and was deposed due to his insanity in 1806. Helfand (op. cit. note 10) suggests that both are consulting Gall for help in containing Napoléon's domination of Europe
Pitt et le roi de Suede, consultant incognito le docteur Gall ...
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