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    King George IV (Prince Regent) as Prince of Wales in 1791

    King George IV (Prince Regent) as Prince of Wales in 1791

    Item details

    Portrait of King George IV (1762-1830) (The Prince Regent) as Prince of Wales 
    Charles Warren (1762-1823) after Richard Corbould (1757-1831)
    Published by Charles Cooke, 1791
    Etching in Papier-Mâché Frame
    Image: 9 cm high (approx.)
    Frame: 17 cm high x 13.7 cm wide (approx.)

    Miniature engraved oval portrait of King George IV (1762-1830) (The Prince Regent) whilst Prince of Wales engraved by Charles Warren (1762-1823) after Richard Corbould (1757-1831). The Prince shown bust length, in profile, facing slightly to right, coat with buttons and collar, large cravat at his neck. Garter star to left breast. Within a Papier-Mâché Frame with a brass acorn suspension. The original publication line retained within the frame.

    Very Scarce. Not in BM or NPG.
    Possibly originally published as a frontispiece to an issue of the Georgian journal "The Senator".

    Dimensions
    W: 13.7cm  (5.4")H: 17cm  (6.7")
    Code
    10540
    Period
    18th Century, Georgian (1714 to 1837), Regency

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