King George the Third.
London Published by Tho.s Kelly, Paternoster Row. Feb.y 7 1820.
Stipple, with large margins. Plate 178 x 140mm. 7 x 5½". Creasing lower left and centre.
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: R. Hobson of Hove. For another engraving from the same painting see ref. 25445
[Ref: 25448] £70.00