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Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British

Studies of George III and Statesmen

Additional Title(s):

Sheet of Caricatures: Burke, Lord North, Lord Thurlow, Kaunitz, George III, Pitt and Fox

Pen and brown ink, with graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper, mounted on medium, smooth, beige, wove paper
Sheet: 8 1/16 x 6 3/16 inches (20.5 x 15.7 cm)

Inscribed in pen and black ink, on pieces of rectangular paper that has been mounted on drawing, left to right, upper center to lower center: "Burke" | Kaunitz, George III, Lord Thurlow | Pitt, Fox"; In graphite on drawing, upper right: "Lord North"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "D26421"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
men | portrait | portraits | sketches | statesmen
Associated People:
Fox, Charles James (1749–1806), politician
George III (1738–1820), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Pitt, William [known as Pitt the younger] (1759–1806), prime minister
North, Frederick, second earl of Guilford [known as Lord North] (1732–1792), prime minister
Thurlow, Edward, first Baron Thurlow (1731–1806), lord chancellor
Kaunitz, Wenzel Anton von [Prince (Fürst) von Kaunitz-Rietberg] (1711-1794), Austrian state chancellor
Burke, Edmund (1729/30–1797), politician and author
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IIIF Manifest:

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 34, no. 81, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 34, no. 81, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)

Patricia Phagan, Thomas Rowlandson, pleasures and pursuits in Georgian England , Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. London, 2011, pp. 80-81, no. 15, NJ18 R79 P53 2011 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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