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His Royal Highness William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    30/06/1751 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lempereur, Louis-Simon, born 1728 - died 1807 (engraver)
    Morier, David, born 1701 - died 1770 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    23127

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 10, box A

Physical description

Whole-length portrait, on horseback towards right, dressed in military uniform and looking to left; followed by an officer on horseback; a sentry presenting arms in left foreground. In the right background are soldiers in formation before a town.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

30/06/1751 (published)

Artist/maker

Lempereur, Louis-Simon, born 1728 - died 1807 (engraver)
Morier, David, born 1701 - died 1770 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'D. Morier pinxt. L. L'Empereur sculp. His Royal Highness William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland &c. &c. &c. &c. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament June 30 1751.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 52.3 cm, Width: 37.1 cm

Descriptive line

Whole-length equestrian portrait of William Augustus Duke of Cumberland. Engraving by Louis-Simon Lempereur after David Morier, 1751.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Soldiers; Uniform; Duke; Horse

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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