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His Most Excellent Majesty George III. King of Great Britain &c.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1762 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pether, William (engraver)
    Parker, Henry, born 1725 - died 1809 (publisher)
    Bakewell, Elizabeth (publisher)
    Frye, Thomas (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.488-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Portrait, half-length, left hand tucked inside coat, facing half-right and wearing the collar of the Order of the Garter and a ceremonial chain.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1762 (published)

Artist/maker

Pether, William (engraver)
Parker, Henry, born 1725 - died 1809 (publisher)
Bakewell, Elizabeth (publisher)
Frye, Thomas (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'His Most Excellent Majesty George III. King of Great Britain &c. Thos. Frye Pictor ad vivum delineavit. Willm. Pether sculpsit. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Novr. 1st 1762. & sold by J. Boydell Engraver in Cheapside, and H. Parker and E. Bakewell in Cornhill'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 57.5 cm cut, Width: 42.5 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of king George III wearing the collar of the Order of the Garter. Mezzotint by William Pether after Thomas Frye, 1762.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Garter; King

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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