To The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty this Print of The King. Is most respectfully Inscribed by Her Majesty's Most devoted and most obedient humble servant William Grimaldi.
Published Mar. 1. 1804, as the Act directs, by W. Grimaldi, No.2, Albermarle Street, Enamel & Miniature Painter to their Royal Hignesses the Duke & Duchess of York.
Hand-coloured stipple, partly printed in colours. 299 x 210mm. 11¾ x 8¼". Trimmed.
George III (1738-1820), King of Great Britain and King of Ireland, until the union of the two countries at the start of 1801. He was also Duke and Prince-Elector of Brunswick-Luneburg in the Holy Roman Empire until in 1814 he was promoted to King of Hanover. Another engraving from the same portrait by Beechey was used for a broadside on the death of King George III in 1820, a "Monody to the Memory of His Sacred Majesty King George III".
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn Collection. Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
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