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Creator:
Modeled by William Hackwood, died 1836, British
after Isaac Gosset, 1713–1799, British
manufactured by Josiah Wedgwood, 1730–1795, British
Title:
King George III
Date:
ca. 1776
Medium:
Wedgwood and Bentley blue and white jasper, with contemporary ormolu frame with pierced ribbon finials
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 1/4in. (5.7cm) and Overall: 2 1/4in. (5.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

"GEO. III" impressed bottom corner and "Wedgwood and Bentley" impressed on back

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1414
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
George III (1738–1820), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Access:
On view
Publications:
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Elizabeth A. Fay, Fashioning faces, the portraitive mode in British romanticism , University of New Hampshire Press University Press of New England, Durham, N.H. Hanover, N.H., 2010, pp. 95-6, fig. 3.3, PR457 .F34 2009 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:39100
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