Tho.s Denman Esq.r M.P. The Queen's Solicitor General.
London, Published by Tho.s Kelly, 17, Paternoster Row, Dec.r 9, 1820.
Stipple and etching with large margins; fine. 175 x 125mm (6¾ x 5"). Uncut.
Thomas Denman (1779-1854), 1st Baron Denman, Lord Chief Justice between 1832 and 1850, in wig and gown. This portrait is from a series of made of the legal teams representing George IV and Queen Caroline during the House of Lords' debates of the 'Pains and Penalties Bill' in 1820, by which George sought a divorce. Denman's defence of Queen Caroline made the king his bitter enemy.
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