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[His Royal Highness, George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales...]
[His Royal Highness, George Augustus Frederick, Prince of Wales...]
Painted by R. Brumpton. Engraved by J. Saunders [in plate].
Publish'd May 10th, 1774. by W.r Shropshire.
Mezzotint, scarce in this state. Sheet 585 x 380mm (23 x 15"). Trimmed to plate on three sides, mounted on album paper, corners cockled.
The future George IV, wearing the robes of the Garter and holding a hat with ostrich feathers in his right hand. To the left are the Prince of Wales' Feathers and a waiting crown. In the distance on the right is Windsor Castle. The title, as above, is usually printed from a separate plate, here left blank.
CS 5.
[Ref: 45820]   £420.00  
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Mrs. Keck.
Mrs. Keck.
R. Brompton pinx.t E. Fisher sculp.
Publish'd as the Act directis 21st March 1774 & Sold at the Golden Head South Side of Lecester Fields.
Mezzotint, platemark 600 x 370mm (23½ x 14½"). Rubbed; collector's stamp of Christopher Lennox-Boyd verso.
Elizabeth Keck, mother of the architect Anthony Keck (1726/7-1797), full-length, with Cupid offering wreath of flowers. Engraving from a portrait by Richard Brompton (c.1734/5-83). Brompton spent a decade in Italy as a young man and painted portraits of members of the royal family before becoming imprisoned for debt in the 1770s. On his release Brompton travelled to St Petersburg, where he spent his final years.
[Ref: 43752]   £260.00  
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