Her Royal Highness Anna Princess Royal.
Very rare etching. 304 x 210mm (12 x 8¼"). Trimmed to the plate and laid on album sheet with drawn border.
Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1709-1759) was the second child and eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his consort, Caroline of Ansbach. She was the spouse of William IV, Prince of Orange, the first hereditary stadtholder of the Netherlands. She was Regent of the Netherlands from 1751 until her death, exercising extensive powers on behalf of her son William V. Joseph or Giuseppe Wagner was an engraver trained in Augsburg who moved to Bologna whre he met Jacopo Amigoni who brought him to London. He set up a business in Great Marlborough Street and also on his return to Venice a the Rialto. He engraved many works after Amigoni.
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