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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29

New Arrivals in December

Price: EUR 262,50

[Plate] [King George IV] West / Schmit

S. A. R. George Auguste Frédéric Prince Régent d´Angleterre / His R. H. George Auguste Frédérick Prince Régent of England.

Dépose à la Direction des Estampes. à Paris chez Potrelle editeur, rue St. Honoré no. 142. Ca 1812. Plate mark 44,5 x 31,5 cm. The whole sheet 46,5 x 34 cm. Mezzotint.

A waterstain in the lower margin. A few spots in the margins.

A stunning portrait of George Auguste Frédérick during his regency (1811- 1820). He became King George IV of England in 1820. He radiates of confidence and swagger of the highest order. Executed after a painting by the american artist Benjamin West, royal painter and member of the Royal Academy. Not in the National Portrait Gallery in London. Rare.

Item No: 3947