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Creator:
James Sharples, ca. 1751–1811, American
Title:

Portrait of Mrs. Fitzherbert, Wife of George IV

Date:
between 1782 and 1785
Medium:
Pastel, black chalk, and white chalk on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (oval): 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 inches (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6278
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Fitzherbert, [née Smythe; other married name Weld] Maria Anne (1756–1837), unlawful wife of George IV by a marriage invalid under the Royal Marriages Act of 1772
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15295
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Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, pp. 43-44, no. 103, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 36, no. 103, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)


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