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Creator:
Print made by Louis Sailliar, 1748–1795, French
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Title:
His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales
Date:
1786-1787
Medium:
Stipple engraving and soft-ground etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/8 × 10 3/4 inches (37.1 × 27.3 cm), Plate: 12 3/4 × 9 3/8 inches (32.4 × 23.8 cm), and Image: 9 1/2 × 5 1/2 inches (24.1 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "1786"

Watermark

Lettered, lower right: "L. Sailliar Sc."; lettered, lower center: "HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS GEORE PRINCE OF WALES | R;dus Cosway. R.A. et Primarius Pictor Serenissimi Walliae Principis delin: et Excu | Pub as the Act directs Augt. 24 1787"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.499
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Crown Pictorial - Art and the British Monarchy (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-12-05 - 1991-02-17)

Publications:
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Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 35, no. 87, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 38, no. 87, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22187
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