George Harrison K.C.H.
Published Novr. 11. 1816, by Messrs. Colnaghi & Co. Printsellers, Cockspur St. London; &c by Mr. Barber, Nottingham.
Mezzotint, rare, state after title altered, 510 x 355mm. 20 x 14". Large margins, lower margin repaired tear.
Portrait of George Harrison (1767 - 1841), civil servant; auditor of the Duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster. Seated in an armchair in front of a curtain and fluted pillar, he wears a dark double-breasted coat, light waistcoat, neckerchief tied in bow, frill, and seals on fob. His left arm rests on a piece of paper on a table, next to a box bearing a crown and "G R" in scraped letters, containing papers, one lettered "Bill". In foreground on right, two books lettered in scraped letters "Finance Reports" and "Humes History of England"; landscape in background on right. After Thomas Barber (British, 1768/71 - 1843).
Whitman 252, II of II.
[Ref: 23429] £180.00