The Children of the Royal Highnesses Frederick & Augusta Prince & Princess of Wales.Princess Elizabeth Born 30 Dec.r 1740 [...]
Printed for John Bowles, at No. 43 in Cornhill, and Carington Bowles, at No. 69 in St Paul's Church Yard.
Mezzotint with large margins, scarce, platemark 355 x 505mm (14 x 19¾"). Slight creasing.
Group portrait of the six children of Frederick and Augusta (identified by key below), and two dogs: (from left to right) Princess Elizabeth, Princess Augusta (holding) Prince Henry, Prince William, Prince George (the future George III, holding a bow) and Prince Edward. The Swiss painter Barthélémy du Pan (1712-63), who arrived in England in 1743 and obtained Royal Patronage soon after, painted the picture on which this print is based in 1746. The picture remains in the Royal Collection.
CS 147 iii/iii; Ex: Collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 34659] £650.00