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Print - William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland
  • William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland
    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756
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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
    Jervas, Charles (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2695

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A8

Physical description

Portrait of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, when young, in the Robes of the Garter. Three-quarter length, in an oval, the face seen nearly full, and turned a little to the right, with crown beneath, and pedestal.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

early 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
Jervas, Charles (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'CELSISSIMUS PRINCEPS GULIELMUS AUGUSTUS DUX CUMBERLANDIAE'
Inscribed on pedestal in image.

'JARVIS R. MAIESTATI PICTOR PRIMARIUS PINXIT. G. VERTUE, SC.'
Inscribed.

Dimensions

Height: 31.6 cm page approx, Width: 20.5 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Portrait, three-quarter-length of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, when a boy, in the Robes of the Garter. Print by George Vertue after Charles Jervas, early 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Duke; Boy; Crown

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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