Prince Régent of England.
Déposé a la Direction des Estampes / à Paris chez Potrelle Editeur, rue St. Honoré, No. 142.
Mezzotint printed in colour with gold highlights added by hand, very scarce, platemark 445 x 320mm (17½ x 12½"). Staining verso.
George IV, baptized George August Frederick and portrayed here during his Regency (1811-20) between the final years of his father's life and his coronation. After a portrait by Benjamin West, who had earlier painted George in 1777, when he was aged fifteen and Prince of Wales (double portrait with Frederick, Duke of York, in the Royal Collection).
[Ref: 35590] £360.00