A man suffering from attack by blue devils; representing depression or mental illness. Coloured etching after R. Newton, 1795.
- Newton, Richard, 1777-1798.
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On a table next to the man is a book entitled: "Essay on the power of the imagination"
The blue devils!
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1 print : etching, with watercolour
The London version is described in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires, vol. VII, London 1942, no. 8745
Wellcome Library no. 11867i