THE FALL OF CAESAR 'Not that I loved Caesar less' Materials:
lithograph Production person:
Print made by John Doyle (HB) Printed by: General Lithographic Establishment, 70 St. Martin's Lane Published by: Thomas McLean Production place:
London, England Date: July 18 1846 Schools/Styles:
Description No. 872. A man in the character of Caesar (Sir Robert Peel), falling in foreground at centre at the base of a sculpture, at left, its plinth lettered with 'MELBOURN[E]'), struck by a group of men, holding daggers (from left to right, Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Bentinck, Richard Cobden, Daniel O'Connell, Lords Russell, Morpeth, Palmerston, Richard Lalor Shiel).
Inscription Content: Series title and number at top right (trimmed off); initialled by artist; lettered within image on plinth and with one speech balloon, and below with title, followed by ' "Not thet I loved Cæsar less / But that I loved Rome more." / Free translation of a Speech at Manchester.', and publication details: 'Published, July 18th,, 1846, by Thos. Mc. Lean, 26, Haymarket. / Printed at 70. St. Martin's Lane.'
With eye-shaped blindstamp at bottom left, lettered with 'Subscribers copy' and HB's monogram at centre.
Representation of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
Representation of Lord John Russell (later John Russell, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell)
Representation of Sir Robert Peel
Representation of Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston
Representation of Daniel O'Connell
Representation of Richard Cobden
Representation of George William Frederick Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle
Representation of Lord George Bentinck
Representation of Richard Lalor Shiel
Associated with Julius Caesar
Associated with William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne