His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. &c.
Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden -
Mezzotint. Mounted on an album page. Image 344 x 251mm. 13½ x 10". Cut and laid on sheet.
King George II (1683-1760); reigned 1727-60. The only son of George I: still a Hanoverian at heart, British affairs being guided mainly by Queen Caroline and Sir Robert Walpole and, later, by William Pitt the elder. An enthusiast for army dress and uniform; the last sovereign to command in the field, at Dettingen in 1743. This portrait of George when he was the Prince of Wales.
From the Belton House Collection assembled in the 18th Century by the Rt. Hon. John Ld. Brownlow, Baron Charleville, & Viscount Tyrconnel in the Kingdom of Ireland. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lenno
[Ref: 12833] £230.00